China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
Headquarters in China
CNPC is the government-owned parent company of publicly listed PetroChina, which was created in November 1999 as part of the restructuring of CNPC.
The International Crisis Group has asked 100 U.S. universities to consider divesting any stocks they may hold in companies doing business in Sudan, in protest at the government's treatment of civilians in Darfur, the nonprofit advocacy group said on...
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) will leave its oilfields in politically risky Sudan out of the assets it plans to inject into its flagship listed unit PetroChina, a source close to the plan said... Analysts have expressed concerns that an...
Author: Marcella Bombardieri, Boston Globe
Under mounting pressure from student activists, Harvard University announced yesterday that it will sell an estimated $4.4 million stake in PetroChina, whose parent company is closely tied to the Sudanese government, accused by the United States of...
Author: Marina Ottaway, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in New York Times [opinion]
Oil prices will remain high for the foreseeable future, yielding more revenue to shore up authoritarian regimes...It is imperative for the international community, led by the United States, to increase its so far timid efforts to curb the political...
Beyond the Rhetoric: Measuring revenue transparency — Company performance in the oil and gas industries
Author: Save the Children UK
Save the Children UK has created the ‘Measuring Transparency’ framework...In our first two reports...we assess the revenue transparency of [oil & gas] companies and the reporting requirements of their ‘home’ governments...The performance of 25...
- Related stories: Save the Children report ranks revenue transparency performance of 25 oil & gas companies
- Related companies: BP Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) ConocoPhillips Devon Energy Eni ExxonMobil Hess Corporation Lukoil Norsk Hydro (now part of Statoil) Paladin Energy PetroChina Petronas Premier Oil Repsol YPF Santos Shell Statoil Talisman Total Unocal (part of Chevron)
[PDF] full report: "Beyond the Rhetoric - Measuring revenue transparency - Company performance in the oil and gas industries"
Author: Save the Children UK
[report ranks performance of 25 companies: Amerada Hess, BP, Chevron Texaco, CNPC, Conoco Phillips, Devon Energy, Eni, Exxon Mobil, Lion Energy, Lukoil, Nexen, Norsk Hydro, Paladin Resources, PetroChina, Petronas, Premier Oil, Repsol YPF, Santos,...
- Related stories: full report: "Beyond the Rhetoric - Measuring revenue transparency - Company performance in the oil and gas industries"
- Related companies: BP Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) ConocoPhillips Devon Energy Eni ExxonMobil Hess Corporation Lion Energy Lukoil Nexen Norsk Hydro (now part of Statoil) Paladin Energy PetroChina Petronas Premier Oil Repsol YPF Santos Shell Statoil Talisman Total TransAtlantic Petroleum Unocal (part of Chevron)
Author: Alexandra Polier, Newsweek International
[A] less-known catalyst for peace lay under the combatant's feet—-oil...According to a source familiar with Sudan's long conflict, it is no accident that the government and its longtime enemy, the Southern People's Liberation Army (SPLA), began...
- Related companies: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
Author: Alessandra Masci, Campaign Coordinator, Economic Relations & Human Rights, & Salil Tripathi, Researcher, Economics & Human Rights, Amnesty International, in Sustainable Development Intl.
...voluntary initiatives have not been sufficient by themselves to (a) prevent human rights abuses, and (b) create a culture of respecting human rights. Abuses continue to take place in the same countries, year after year, sometimes involving the same...
Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group
In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...
- Related in-depth areas: Academic Construction & engineering Finance Post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation
- Related companies: Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent) Alstom ANZ Bank Arab Bank AT&T Banco Comercial Portugues Bank Austria Creditanstalt Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (part of Mitsubishi UFJ) Bechtel BP Cable and Wireless Celtel China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Compaq (part of HP) Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Ericsson ExxonMobil France Telecom (now Orange) Halliburton HP (Hewlett-Packard) HVB Hyatt ING JPMorgan Chase KBR Louis Berger Millicom Mitsui MTN National Grid ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Orascom Petronas Portugal Telecom Royal Bank of Canada RZB Group Sanpaolo IMI (part of Intesa Sanpaolo) Scottish and Southern Energy Shell Siemens Stanbic Bank Standard Bank Standard Chartered Talisman Telenor Telstra Unocal (part of Chevron) Vodacom