Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total)
Member of UN Global Compact
In 2000 Elf Aquitaine merged with Total Fina to form TotalFinaElf, which changed its name to Total in 2003.
Author: UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
A major assessment of the impacts of oil production in the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta was jointly launched today by the Governor of Rivers State and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Bori, Nigeria. The assessment, which was...
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- Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) Eni Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Shell Total
Author: Davidson Iriekpen, This Day [Nigeria]
Shell Petroleum Develop-ment Company (SPDC) and Elf Petroleum Nigeria Ltd have asked the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja to dismiss a suit instituted against the oil companies by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights &...
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- Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) Chevron ConocoPhillips Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) Eni ExxonMobil Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Eni, ConocoPhillips) Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Shell Total
Author: OHCHR, IBLF, UN Global Compact & Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Faculty of Law, Monash University [Australia]
Readers are guided through each of the rights contained in the UN treaties...and given a description of what each right means in general terms and how it may be relevant to a company’s activities...To bring reality to the report, each description of a...
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Author: Commission of Nobel Laureates on Peace, Equity & Development in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria - signed by Elie Wiesel, J.M. Coetzee, José Ramos-Horta, Harold Pinter & 61 other Nobel Laureates
The Commission of Nobel Laureates on Peace, Equity and Development in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria is an endeavour of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (EWF)... The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that over 4,000 oil spills discharging...
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- Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) Chevron Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) Eni ExxonMobil Mobil Oil (part of ExxonMobil) Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Shell Texaco (part of Chevron) Total
Author: [commentary] Joan McAlpine, in Herald [UK]
It is estimated that 1000 people a year die as a result of the violence in Nigeria's brackish swamps... [But we] only seem interested when British oil workers...go missing or when the interests of huge companies are threatened. Shell, Chevron, Mobil ...
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- Related companies: Chevron Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) ExxonMobil Mobil Oil (part of ExxonMobil) Shell Texaco (part of Chevron) Total
Author: Rivers State Newspaper Corporation [Nigeria]
Rivers State lawmakers have expressed displeasure with some oil companies operating in the state over their alleged discriminatory attitude towards Rivers people…the state House of Assembly Speaker has constituted a five-man committee to investigate...
Author: Sopuruchi Onwuka, Daily Champion [Nigeria]
Oil companies that fail to meet the 2008 deadline on ending routine gas flaring would have their producing fields shut. Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Rufus Inatimi Spiff, gave the warning at a gas seminar in Lagos yesterday, saying that...
Legal Remedies for the Resource Curse - A Digest of Experience in Using Law to Combat Natural Resource Corruption
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