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Posts Tagged ‘Oil and Gas Pipeline’ (18 found)

Activists condemn Norway’s Refusal to Heed Council of Ethics’ Warning on Pipeline Investments in Burma

Norway’s Ministry of Finance announced this week the government’s pension fund will proceed with investments in Burma despite warnings from the Norwegian Council of Ethics that it may contribute to violation of human rights […]

December 8, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

SOLD OUT: Launch of China Pipeline Project Unleashes Abuse Across Burma

Construction of various project components to extract, process, and export the Shwe gas – as well as oil trans shipments from Africa and the Middle East – is now well underway. Local peoples are losing their land and fishing grounds without finding new job opportunities […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China Digs in Across Conflict-ridden Burma to Access Oil and Gas

Sold Out details the expanding construction of a deep sea port, gas terminal, and oil transfer point in Burma’s western Arakan State as well as laying of nearly 800 kilometers of pipes. Dual pipelines will pump Burma’s world class natural gas reserves as well as oil from the Middle East and Africa across the country to feed China’s energy needs […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Media Advisory: New report to Highlight Disturbing Extent to Which China has Advanced Construction of Tran-Burma Oil and Gas Pipeline Projects

On September 6, 2011, the Shwe Gas Movement will hold a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand launching a new report Sold Out: Launch of China pipeline project unleashes abuse across Burma. The report reveals the disturbing […]

August 31, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China to Operate Oil Wharf in Burma

China’s Qingdao Port has signed an agreement with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to build and operate a wharf on Burma’s western coastline from which China will send its crude oil brought from Africa and the Middle East via an inland pipeline to Yunnan Province […]

January 12, 2011  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

India Welcomes Than Shwe, Sets Aside Principles of Democracy

Earlier this week, Senior General Than Shwe concluded his five-day tour of India. The tour included a visit to the mausoleum of India’s treasured non-violence advocate Mahatma Gandhi, ceremonial receptions hosted by high-level Indian officials and a series of delegation level talks and treaty signings[…]

August 2, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

26 July – 1 Aug: India Welcomes Than Shwe, Sets Aside Principles of Democracy

Earlier this week, Senior General Than Shwe concluded his five-day tour of India. The tour included a visit to the mausoleum of India’s treasured non-violence advocate Mahatma Gandhi, ceremonial receptions hosted by high-level Indian officials and a series of delegation level talks and treaty signings […]

August 2, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Relocation, land confiscation on Madae Island for gas pipeline

Households in two villages on Madae Island in Kyaukpru Township were forcibly relocated and land was confiscated for construction of a gas pipeline and jetty on the island, said a villager.

“Fifteen households each from Prin Village and Wrama Village on the island were forced to relocate and 15 acres of farmlands were confiscated from villagers for the gas pipeline and jetty. The abuse was perpetrated by Asia World Company […]

February 10, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤