Ethical Oil?

Author: Mark Taylor, The Laws of Rule, Published on: 16 January 2013

Last week the Norwegian daily Dagsavisen turned the spotlight on Lundin Petroleum. For two years now, Swedish prosecutors have been investigating Lundin over allegations that it played a role in war crimes committed during the war in Sudan between 1997 and 2003. Citing the company’s own annual reports, Dagsavisen described how Lundin had used profits from its Sudan operations to buy its way into a key Norwegian oil company, DNO. In a follow up story today, Dagsavisen points out that Norway makes no particular ethical demands of companies that want to invest here. Nor does any other country, for that matter...

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Related companies: Lundin Petroleum