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Posts Tagged ‘Shwe Gas Movement’ (17 found)

Irrawaddy Dam Suspended, Shwe Gas Project should be Next

Last Friday, Burma’s President announced the suspension of the Chinese-backed Myitsone dam project on the Irrawaddy River, in response to “the desire of the people.” Following this announcement […]

October 6, 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’s Power Grab

At a time when frequent power outages are disrupting people’s lives and businesses in Burma, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is now in Naypidaw, in all likelihood forging deals to export more energy resources from the country.

We, members of the Shwe Gas Movement, ask a simple question: what benefit will Premier Jiabao’s visit bring to the people of Burma? […]

June 2, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shwe Gas Project Factsheet

A one-page document outlining the Shwe Gas Movement’s position on the Project and key facts. Download the factsheet.

September 1, 2009  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Corridor of Power:
 China’s Trans-Burma Oil and Gas Pipelines

This report details the route of the pipelines and analyzing the risks for the affected communities in Burma as well as corporations, governments and investors. Download the report.

September 1, 2009  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤