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22 June 2001

Exxon accused of rights abuses

Author: Audrey Gillan, Guardian [UK]

Esso parent group cited in US case over Indonesian violations

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Article
22 June 2001

Exxon in human rights trouble

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.

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Article
22 June 2001

Natives fail to sway Norton from ANWR oil stance [USA]

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.

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Article
22 June 2001

Shell, IFC loan fund for Niger Delta

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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22 June 2001

Talisman is better off nurturing core assets

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

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Article
21 June 2001

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

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Article
21 June 2001

Lundin deal gives Talisman way out of Sudan

Author: Reuters

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Article
21 June 2001

TRANSCO - Community involvement [UK]

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...

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Article
21 June 2001

US Oil Giant [Exxon] Sued Over Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia

Author: Abid Aslam, Inter Press Service

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Article
20 June 2001

Talisman investors get a big favour from U.S. politicians [Sudan]

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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