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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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Article
26 June 2002

Activist Groups Oppose Public Financing of Caspian Oil Pipeline [Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey]

Author: Jim Lobe, One World

In a three-page letter sent Tuesday to the heads of the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and U.S. and Japanese ECAs [export credit agencies], the groups [64 NGOs from 37 countries] argue...

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1 April 2002

Pocketing Caspian Black Gold: Who are the Real Beneficiaries of Oil Infrastructure Development in Georgia and Azerbaijan?

Author: Manana Kochladze, CEE Bankwatch Network - Energy Project

[section 1.5 entitled "Human Rights and Oil"; report refers to following companies in context of Georgia: Georgian International Oil Corp. (state-owned), Saknavtobi (state-owned, Georgia), Ramco Energy (UK), National Petroleum (Switzerland), Frontera...

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Article
15 March 2002

When exploration rights meet human rights: OIL INDUSTRY

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

The importance of remaining on good terms with the local community is more than just a matter of security -...what is clear is that simply building a fence, calling in the local military or a private security firm and getting on with the business of...

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4 January 2002

Policy Note: The Future of the Global Compact Learning Forum

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Lawsuit
23 September 2001

Statoil lawsuit (re Human Rights Advisor)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 17 August 2010, Statoil's Human Rights Advisor filed a lawsuit against the company alleging the company had made false promises and misrepresentations about the Human Rights Advisor position, which she had relied on in accepting the job and...

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Article
15 March 2001

New Statoil Agreement Boosts Global Worker Rights

Author: ICEM [International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions]

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Article
19 November 1999

Schooling judges

Author: Statoil

[Statoil support for human rights training programme for judges and public defenders in Venezuela]

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Article
28 May 1999

Training in human rights

Author: Statoil

[Statoil support for human rights training programme for judges and public defenders in Venezuela]

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Article
1 January 1999

Conviction politics

Author: Statoil

[Statoil support for human rights training programme for judges and public defenders in Venezuela]

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1 January 1999

Training in human rights

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