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PetroChina is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It was created in November 1999 as part of the restructuring of CNPC.

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8 January 2014

Dutch pension giant ABP divests Japan’s TEPCO over Fukushima disaster

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor

ABP, the Dutch civil service pension fund with assets of €292bn, has divested its €18m stake in Japanese nuclear power firm TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company), making it the latest investor to exit after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. ABP...

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23 October 2013

Grangemouth owners Ineos to close petrochemical site (UK)

Author: Alistair Osborne, Telegraph (UK)

Ineos has told workers it will close its Grangemouth petro-chemicals plant after they refused to sign up to a cost-cutting plan deemed vital for its survival...Grangemouth Petrochemicals chairman, told a meeting of about 700 workers at the Scottish...

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4 May 2013

Thousands of police, other steps silence protest against petrochemical plant in Chinese city [China]

Author: Associated Press

Hundreds of people - many wearing mouth masks - gathered in Kunming to protest a planned refinery project…owned by PetroChina…Residents say they are worried the plant would pollute the air and water, and question why the plant is being built in a...

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23 April 2013

Civil Society Consultation for US Country Visit of UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Author: Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

On April 23rd, ICAR and the Human Rights Institute at Georgetown University Law Center hosted the UN Working Group (WG) on...[business &] human part of its country mission to the United States...ICAR invited leading representatives...

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2 March 2013

Chad: Report on environmental issues & management by CNPC

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4 February 2013

State-owned oil companies in firing line over Beijing's pollution [China]

Author: Reuters

[R]ancid haze enveloping Beijing has turned the spotlight on the mainland's two largest oil companies…[A]nalysts say the oil companies' foot-dragging and disregard of environmental regulations underscore a critical challenge facing a toothless...

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22 January 2013

China Clean-Air Bid Faces Resistance

Author: Brian Spegele & Wayne Ma, Wall Street Journal

China's programs to cut emissions from coal-fired power plants…[have been] undermined by rapidly rising industrial output, such as coal-fueled steel production, and lagging fuel standards for China's ballooning numbers of cars and trucks…The problem...

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10 December 2012

CNPC starts work on China-Burma gas line

Author: Argus Media

PetroChina has begun work on the Yunnan section of the Burma…-China gas pipeline…The project…extends to…15 prefectures and cities… [T]he project faces a threat from political tensions. Violence in Rakhine targeting the Muslim Royhinga population has...

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30 April 2012

JPMorgan Issues Proxy Statement Opposing Genocide-Free Investing Proposal

Author: Investors Against Genocide

Despite the fact that JPMorgan Chase owns over a billion dollars worth of PetroChina, a company widely recognized as contributing to the genocide in Sudan, the company stated in its proxy statement issued yesterday that it opposes a shareholder...

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1 February 2012
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Author: Geert van Vliet et Géraud Magrin, CIRAD, pour l'Agence française de développement

[Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la CNPC à répondre à ce rapport. Sa réponse et disponible (seulement en chinois) dans le document ci-dessous.] Ce livre aborde les facteurs qui influencent la gestion...

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