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Commentary: PNG Govt. ceases negotiations with Exxon Mobil over P'nyang project for allegedly acting in bad faith
Author: Bal Kama, Lowy Institute
"PNG: Booting Exxon gives Marape a boost – for now", 19 February 2020...
ExxonMobil deal deprives Guyana of up to $55 billion according to Global Witness; Exxon disputes allegation
A Global Witness report alleges that ExxonMobil negotiated an exploitative oil deal with the government of Guyana that will cause the country to lose out on up to US$55 billion of revenue, which could have been used to build needed infrastructure and...
ExxonMobil is committed to the highest standards of business conduct, and we follow all local laws and regulations wherever we operate. The terms of the contracts in Guyana are competitive with other agreements signed in countries at a similar resou...
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- This is a response from the following companies: ExxonMobil
Author: Keith Slack, Earth Rights International
Early in his presidency, Trump disparaged and proposed eliminating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a landmark U.S. law that makes it illegal for U.S-listed companies to bribe foreign government officials... [W]e should be doing just the...
Author: L'Obs et AFP (France)
Banques, assureurs et fonds de pension présents à Davos financent toujours à coups de milliards de dollars les énergies fossiles qui contribuent au réchauffement climatique, selon Greenpeace......
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- Related companies: AIG Bank of America Barclays Chevron Citibank (part of Citigroup) Citigroup ExxonMobil JPMorgan Chase Lloyds Millea Mitsubishi Group Mizuho Bank (part of Mizuho Financial Group) Mizuho Financial Group Morgan Stanley Prudential Financial RBC Global Asset Management Scotiabank Shell Sompo Japan Tokio Marine & Nichido (part of Millea) Toronto-Dominion Bank
Author: Edward Helmore, The Guardian
"Activists cheer BlackRock's landmark climate move but call for vigilance", 15 January 2020...
Mozambique: Le gouvernement veut créer un fonds souverain pour ses futurs revenus gaziers afin de lutter contre les risques de corruption
Author: AFP et Slate Afrique
« Le Mozambique veut créer un fond souverain pour ses futures ressources gazières », 15 janvier 2020....
Report finds top fossil fuel companies responsible for more than half of ocean acidification affecting coastal communities & marine life
Author: R Licker, B Ekwurzel, S C Doney, S R Cooley, I D Lima, R Heede & P C Frumhoff, on IOP Science
...[M]ore than half of the global surface ocean acidification is attributable to the CO2 emissions traced to the extraction, refining and combustion of fossil fuels and manufacturing of cement from the 88 largest carbon producers... Of these 88 major...
- Related in-depth areas: Climate change
- Related companies: Abu Dhabi National Oil Co BHP Billiton BP Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Coal India (CIL) ConocoPhillips ExxonMobil Gazprom Iraq National Oil Company Kuwait Petroleum Corporation National Iranian Oil Co PDVSA (Petróleos de Venezuela) Peabody Energy Pemex Petrobras PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation) Royal Dutch / Shell (see Shell) Saudi Aramco Shell Sonatrach Total
Author: Joel Olatunde Agoi, Phys.org (USA)
‘Nigerian communities struggle with devastating oil spills’ 3 January 2020...