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Equinor (formerly Statoil)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Norway

Equinor 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. The name Equinor was adopted in 2018.

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26 November 2014
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Author: Anne-Sophie Simpere, Basta ! (France)

« En France, imposer la transparence aux compagnies pétrolières et minières nuit à la compétitivité », 20 Nov 2014...

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13 October 2014

Myanmar: Global Witness report on oil & gas companies' beneficial ownership

In February 2014, Global Witness sent information requests to companies that were awarded onshore oil and gas blocks in Myanmar in October 2013 – asking for the names of the individuals who are at the top of their ownership chains, and details of any ...

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22 September 2014

Tanzania: Gas & mining companies join calls for govt. to make deals public

Author: The Citizen (Tanzania)

"Pressure mounts on govt to disclose details of deals with investors" 21 September 2014...

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4 September 2014

Tanzania to review gas & mining contracts to raise more revenue

Author: Ludger Kasumuni, The Citizen (Tanzania)

"New move on gas, minerals" 4 September 2014...

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26 March 2014

Burma Awards Offshore Oil and Gas Deals to Foreign Firms

Author: Simon Lewis, Irrawaddy [Myanmar]

Burma’s Ministry of Energy…announced that it has awarded international firms, mostly from Western nations, 20 areas in its waters to explore for oil and gas…Following the announcement, watchdog groups called for heightened transparency from companies...

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20 February 2014

Global Agreements - global agreements with multinational companies and sectors

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22 January 2014

Court rules environmental study of offshore oil leases in Alaska Arctic was flawed [USA]

Author: Lisa Demer, Anchorage Daily News (USA)

[A] federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled in favor of environmental and Alaska Native groups and concluded the federal government failed to properly evaluate the scale of oil production that could result from a 2008 lease sale, throwing those leases...

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21 January 2014

Mozambique fishermen decry gas drilling

Author: Ilham Rawoot, Al Jazeera

[T]he World Bank [says that] 55 percent of Mozambique's population still lives below the poverty line [and]...communities [are] suffering more than benefiting from the influx of the Liquefied Natural Gas...industry...[F]ish are now scarce, since.....

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16 January 2014

Tanzania Takes a Critical Step in Putting Natural Gas to Work for Human Development

Author: Revenue Watch Institute

Recent natural gas finds and ongoing mining activities in Tanzania have sparked extensive national debate on how the nation should benefit from its wealth...[M]any in Tanzania are reflecting on the country’s experience with large-scale mining...[where]...

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31 December 2013

Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil - Part II: Protect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights

Author: Gabriella Wass & Chris Musiime, IPIS & ActionAid Uganda

In accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, this second report assesses the duty of the Ugandan, British, French and Chinese States to prevent, investigate, punish and redress human rights abuse by businesses. Based on...

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