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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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29 November 2011
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Author: ActuNiger.com

Le Niger a désormais intégré le cercle très envié des pays producteurs et exportateurs du pétrole...le Président de la République...a procédé au lancement des activités de production de pétrole et le démarrage de la Raffinerie de Zinder...[Il] a...

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6 September 2011

Public storm in Dalian

Author: Tang Hao, Associate Professor, South China Normal University in China Dialogue

...[I]n the absence of strong rule of law, China’s environmental management has taken the road of what I call “interaction without rules”...[I]nteraction without rules”... goes through three stages: first, local interest groups and local governments...

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9 August 2011

Near-miss at toxic chemical plant [China]

Author: Jiang Tao Shi, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Authorities in Dalian...narrowly avoid[ed] a potentially disastrous chemical spill Monday, amid public panic and calls for a reassessment of risks in pushing ahead with large petrochemical projects along the Bohai Sea coast...Local officials scrambled...

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1 August 2011

[PDF] Just Tell It Like It Is

Author: James Kallman & Mahdev Mohan in Forbes Indonesia

The origins of human rights compliance can be traced back to December 10, 1948, when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the UN as "a common standard of achievcment for all peoples and nations."...Just as the UDHR prompted...

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18 April 2011

Ethical Council Annual Report 2010

Author: Ethical Council

Since 2007, [the First, Second, Third & Fourth AP Funds, buffer funds in Sweden’s national pension system] have been coordinating their work on environmental and ethical issues through the joint Ethical Council. The purpose of the Council is,...

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18 April 2011

Sweden's buffer pension funds' Ethical Council publishes 2010 Annual Report, includes reports on dialogues with companies associated with social, environmental abuses

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19 February 2011

PetroChina Refinery Explosion Injures 30, Fire Under Control, Xinhua Says [China]

Author: Bloomberg [USA]

More than 30 people were hurt following an explosion at PetroChina's [part of China National Petroleum Corporation]...Fushun refining complex in...Liaoning province, the official Xinhua News Agency said...No deaths were reported…Mao Zefeng, PetroChina...

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19 January 2011

New Chinese dam project fuels ethnic conflict in Sudan

Author: Peter Bosshard, International Rivers [US]

Dams have impoverished tens of thousands of people and triggered serious human rights violations in Sudan. Now Chinese companies have won contracts to build three more hydropower projects in the country…[that] would displace more than 10,000 people...

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19 January 2011

Oil refinery fire in NE China under control, 30 injured

Author: Xinhua [China]

An explosion at a northeast China oil refinery Wednesday injured at least 30 workers, officials have confirmed...The workers were injured by broken glass and other debris, said an official surnamed Wang at the Information Center of the Fushun...

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15 December 2010

Norway Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Burma

Author: EarthRights

The 40-page publication...documents how the Norwegian Pension Fund-Global (Fund) has USD $4.7 billion invested in 15 oil and gas companies from eight countries operating in Burma. The report finds these companies complicit in abuses such as forced...

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