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Posts Tagged ‘PTTEP’ (6 found)

Energy Giants ‘Fund Burma’s Nuclear Drive’

Burma’s military rulers are using gas revenue from US and French energy giants Chevron and Total to fund an illegal bid to build nuclear weapons, human rights monitors said in a report on Monday.

Burma’s Yadana gas pipeline, run by the two companies along with Thai firm PTTEP, made billions of dollars for the military leaders, the Paris-based group EarthRights International said, citing data from the firms […]

July 6, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Energy Insecurity: How Total, Chevron, and PTTEP Contribute to Human Rights Violations, Financial Secrecy, and Nuclear Proliferation in Burma

EarthRights International released an explosive new report that describes how the oil companies Total (France), Chevron (US), and PTTEP (Thailand) have generated over US $9 billion dollars in military-ruled Burma (Myanmar) since 1998, making their Yadana Natural Gas Project the single largest source of revenue for the country’s notoriously repressive dictatorship […]

July 5, 2010  •  By EarthRights International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report: Oil Compaies Fueling Nuclear Proliferation in Burma (Myanmar), Complicit in Targeted Killings and Forced Labour

New Figures Reveal Billion Dollar Payments to World’s Newest Nuclear Threat, French, American, and Thai Companies Concealing Payments

The oil companies Total (France), Chevron (US), and PTTEP (Thailand) have generated over US $9 billion dollars in military-ruled Burma (Myanmar) since 1998, making their Yadana Natural Gas Project the single largest source of revenue for the country’s notoriously repressive dictatorship […]

July 5, 2010  •  By EarthRights International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

What Can Gas Transparency do for Burma?

International pressure continues to mount on the oil companies Total, Chevron, and PTTEP of Thailand to practice complete revenue transparency in connection to the controversial Yadana natural gas pipeline in Burma’s Tenasserim Division. Non-governmental organizations, scholars, labour unions, investment firms, and even world leaders have urged the companies to publish over 18 years of payments to the Burmese military regime […]

May 25, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

News Flash: Oil Companies Sometimes Lie

As America’s environmental catastrophe continues to surface in the oil-slicked Gulf of Mexico, critics of the petroleum industry are rightfully coming out of the woodwork. Whether it’s shoddy safety records, toxic pollution, or fueling conflict and corruption, oil companies have unarguably contributed to some of the most serious and damaging corporate activities around the globe.

Yet there is another inconvenient truth to the unseemly resume of the oil giants: Oil companies sometimes lie.

In Burma (Myanmar), over the last twenty years, Chevron, Total, and the Thai company PTTEP — operators of the forced labor plagued Yadana natural gas pipeline — have made hundreds of millions, if not billions, in undisclosed payments to the ruling military junta […]

May 14, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A Call for Total, Chevron, and PTTEP to Practice Revenue Transparency in Burma

The oil companies Total, Chevron, and the Petroleum Authority of Thailand Exploration and Production
(PTTEP) have an opportunity to promote transparency and accountability in the extractives sector in Burma
by becoming the first oil companies to voluntarily publish their payments to the Burmese authorities. We the
undersigned policy leaders, non-governmental organizations, unions, investment firms, and academics call
on Total, Chevron, and PTTEP to seize this opportunity and publish detailed information about their revenue
payments to the Burmese authorities since 1992 […]

April 27, 2010  •  By EarthRights International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤