Headquarters in Switzerland
In September 2016, Public Eye (a Swiss NGO formerly known as Berne Declaration) published a major report accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling in African markets blends of low-grade fuel high in pollutants that could not be sold...
„As mentioned in the report published by Public Eye on fuel deliveries on the African continent, Mercuria confirms that it has no distribution infrastructure or network of service stations in this region. Hence, as the report states, our company is...
- Related stories: Africa: Oil trading firms accused of selling "Dirty Diesel", causing illnesses & early deaths
- Related companies: Mercuria Energy
Response by Mercuria Energy: Berne Declaration report, highlighting allegations of theft and waste of billions of dollars in oil revenues in Nigeria, misappropriation of import subsidies and corruption.
- Related in-depth areas: Berne Declaration report re oil trading & Nigeria - company responses & non-responses
- This is a response from the following companies: Mercuria Energy
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies named in the report to respond. Tridax & Mezcor Energy responded in the media; responses from Mercuria Energy, MRS Group, Sahara Energy, Trafigura and Vitol are provided. We will...