Company survey response

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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5 July 2013

Case profile: Statoil lawsuit (re Human Rights Advisor)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Statoil alleging the company had made false promises and misrepresentations about the plaintiff's position of Human Rights Advisor.]

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12 June 2013

European Parliament passes regulation mandating extractive companies disclose payments to foreign govts.

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12 June 2013

Oxfam welcomes European Parliament vote approving landmark oil and mining financial disclosure law

Author: Oxfam America

International relief and development organization Oxfam America applauded the European Parliament for voting...to give its final approval to a new mandatory payment disclosure requirement for the oil, gas and mining industries that will complement a...

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31 May 2013

The Untold Story of Tanzania's Resource Curse

Author: Robert Ahearne, in Think Africa Press (UK)

On 22 May, 2013 protests and street battles erupted in...Mtwara in response to the government’s handling of mineral resource wealth...[A] researcher...highlighted that it is necessary to engender genuine engagement with local populations when...

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17 May 2013
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Author: Jeune Afrique

L'ONG Revenue Watch Institute qui milite pour la transparence dans la gestion des revenus des ressources naturelles vient de publier son rapport 2013. Les pays africains sont à la peine malgré les politiques mises en oeuvre...L'Indice de gouvernance...

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15 May 2013

Secrecy in Oil, Gas and Mining Conspires Against Economic Development

Author: Revenue Watch Institute

The lives of over a billion citizens could be transformed if their governments managed their oil, gas and minerals in a more open, accountable manner, according to the Resource Governance Index released...by the Revenue Watch Institute. The Index...

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29 April 2013

Oil industry left with legacy of violence in Libya after Gaddafi

Author: Heba Saleh, Financial Times

Violent incidents...have become a recurrent feature for the hydrocarbons industry in Libya since the 2011 fall of Muammer Gaddafi, the former president...Part of the problem is that some of the local militias who guarded oil installations during the...

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29 April 2013
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Author: Andina (Perú)

Las compañías y mineras están incrementando sus compromisos con los derechos humanos…en particular con los de los pueblos indígenas, revela el estudio de…Oxfam América sobre el Índice sobre Consentimiento de la Comunidad en el sector extractivo. Según...

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22 March 2013

[PDF] Update on the role of OECD National Contact Points with regard to the extractive sectors

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & UK Govt. Dept. of Business, Innovation & Skills

A report on the second meeting of stakeholders, since the establishment of the updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) in 2011. The participants [brought together by the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the UK...

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12 March 2013

2012 Report of the U.S. Government for Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Initiative

Author: US Department of State

This is the first public U.S. Government report on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) Initiative...The U.S. Government has prepared this public report in line with our commitment to make our participation in the VPs Initiative...

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