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Author: Audrey Gillan, Guardian [UK]
Esso parent group cited in US case over Indonesian violations
Author: Tom McCawley, Financial Times
A US-based human rights group has filed a lawsuit against global oil giant Exxon Mobil in a federal court, accusing the company of complicity in human rights abuses carried out by the Indonesian military to secure natural gas fields.
Author: Yereth Rosen, Reuters
[U.S.] Interior Secretary Gale Norton said this week a visit to an Alaska Native community this week had not changed her opinion about oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but had given her a "better appreciation" for local concerns.
Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Networks
Oil giant Royal/Dutch Shell and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have proposed a US $30-million loan fund aimed at improving job opportunities in Nigeria's impoverished and volatile Niger Delta oil region. The main beneficiaries will be...
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Author: Brent Jang, The Globe and Mail [Toronto]
Calgary-based Talisman Energy's $529-million deal yesterday to buy Sweden's Lundin Oil could clear the way for the Canadian company to eventually extricate itself from war-torn Sudan
ILRF [International Labor Rights Fund] sues Exxon Mobil [in United States court] on June 20, 2001 for human rights violations in Aceh [Indonesia]
Author: International Labor Rights Fund
Author: Ethical Performance magazine
Transco [gas pipeline operator] has applied fresh thinking to long-standing concerns for health and safety with an initiative that has dramatically reduced accidents in the workplace, saved money and demonstrated the company's social responsibility...
Author: Abid Aslam, Inter Press Service
Author: Brian Milner, The Globe and Mail [Toronto]
It has taken Talisman Energy boss Jim Buckee a long time to realize what any experienced PR person could have told him. Some assets carry so much baggage they simply aren't worth the aggravation, no matter how lucrative they may be or how much...
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