Local Content


Local content policies should aim to achieve a balance between protectionism and nurturing competitiveness so that growing national sectors and industries benefit from major investments, transfers of technology and know-how.

This topic overview discusses the requirements, constraints, and risks associated with developing local content policies and legislation. It highlights the key points in the oil and gas, and mining lifecycle where local content can be most effective, and provides a road map identifying key steps to developing local content policies.

This topic overview includes the following chapters: