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Statoil

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Norway

Statoil website

Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Statoil became StatoilHydro in May 2007, following a merger with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro, then changed its name back to Statoil in November 2009. Norsk Hydro retained its metals and other businesses.

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15 November 2017

Environmental NGOs take Norway to court over Arctic drilling licenses and link with climate change

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13 November 2017

Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution

Author: Business Insider & Reuters (UK)

Climate activists will argue in an Oslo court this week that Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional, in an emerging branch of law where plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation's founding principles to limit warming ...[such as...

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13 November 2017

World's eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins

Author: Greenpeace

[On 14 November 2017] ...environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil violates the Paris...

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12 November 2017

Commentary: Oil and gas industry needs to tackle methane emissions

Author: Nigel Topping, We Mean Business

"It's time for the gas majors to tackle methane", 3 Nov 2017...

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15 September 2017
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Author: Sophie Chapelle, Basta! (France)

« Ouragans, inondations : des multinationales poursuivies en justice », 13 septembre 2017...

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14 September 2017

California communities’ lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies (re climate change compensation)

On 17 July 2017, three local governments in California (San Mateo County, Marin County, and the City of Imperial Beach) filed a lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Peabody Energy, Shell and Statoil....

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11 August 2017

USA: California lawsuits against 37 fossil fuel companies may change landscape of climate change litigation, say lawyers

Author: Nicholas M. Berg, David Nordsieck & Michael R. Littenberg, Ropes & Gray LLP, on Lexology (USA)

“Spate of Suits Brought by California Communities for Sea Level Rise May Change Landscape of Climate Change Litigation”, 8 Aug 2017...

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28 July 2017

USA: 3 Californian communities sue 37 “carbon majors” seeking compensation for costs of adapting to sea level rises linked to climate change

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28 June 2017

John Ruggie analyses power of multinational firms - aims to bridge gap between voluntary & binding approaches

Author: John Ruggie, Harvard University, Regulation & Governance (Australia)

"Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy", 27 June 2017...

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26 June 2017

Libya: Sharara oil field reopens after strike over lack of medical treatment

Author: Aidan Lewis, Reuters

Libya's Sharara oil field reopens after strike: National Oil Corp, 8 June 2017...

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