First stage of data audit at the Ministry of Energy completed

08 January 2018

The DiXi Group experts (in the framework of the Transparent Energy project) and experts from Agensy of data journalism TEXTY (in the framework of the TAPAS project), with the support of USAID, have completed the first phase of a data audit at the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry.

As part of this first stage, data management systems at the Department of Oil and Gas Sector, as well as the Department of Nuclear Energy and Atomic Industry, were audited. The data audit period lasted from July to December 2017.

The team of experts analyzed all the information received and prepared the adapted and expanded forms of datasets in accordance with the requirements of the International Open Data Charter. In general, 23 forms were developed in the open data format, including 15 for the Department of Oil and Gas Sector and 8 for the Department of Nuclear Energy and Atomic Industry.

Also, 14 of the adapted forms relate to the implementation of the provisions of the new edition of the Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No.835 on the disclosure of information in open data format adopted on December 20, 2017, with the list of the Ministry of Energy datasets expanded from 4 to 47.

Following the discussion of the first phase of the data audit, the Ministry of Energy leadership decided to approve the results, and proceed to the second stage of the data audit of its departments.

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