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Posts Tagged ‘Revenue Transparency’ (3 found)

Burma’s Resource Curse: The Case for Revenue Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector

Burma is rich in natural resources, particularly natural gas and oil. Yet instead of using these resources for the country’s development through industry and job growth, military leaders have been exporting them for over a decade […]

March 22, 2012  •  By Arakan Oil Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Burma-China Pipelines: Human Rights Violations, Applicable Law, and Revenue Secrecy

EarthRights International (ERI) today issued a damning report linking major Chinese and Korean companies to widespread land confiscation, and cases of forced labor, arbitrary arrest, detention and torture, and violations of indigenous rights connected to the Shwe natural gas project and oil transport projects in Burma (Myanmar). The publication, The Burma-China Pipelines: Human Rights Violations, Applicable Law, and Revenue Secrecy, draws primarily on two years of clandestine interviews with affected populations from Arakan State, Magway Division, and Mandalay Division, as well as leaked documents that provide new insight into secretive payments between the oil companies and the military regime, controversial security arrangements, and inadequate corporate due diligence […]

March 29, 2011  •  By EarthRights International  •  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 ➤