Protests against the military dictatorship in Myanmar. Credit: Htin Linn Aye, licensed under CC BY-SA

Conflict/Violence

Cabo Delgado, Mozambique: A Resource-Rich War Zone

Different forces are tearing the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado and its people apart. In a country that was already rife with conflict, ExxonMobil, Total, and Eni came in to build one of the biggest gas projects on the African continent.

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Oil Production in Xinjiang, China

Sinopec, CNPC, PetroChina (subsidiary of CNPC), CNOOC and Brightoil are entangled in the repression of the Uyghur people in Xinjiang, China.

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Oil and Gas Companies are Financing the Killing of Myanmar’s People

After ten years of democracy, Chevron, Total, Posco and other oil and gas companies are once again financing Myanmar’s military junta. According to U tun Win, former Member of Parliament, and other NGOs, the generals are using this gas money to buy weapons to kill the people of Myanmar.

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Tilenga/Kingfisher Oil Fields and East African Crude Oil Pipeline

Total and CNOOC are sensing big money in Uganda. The companies want to produce oil in the country, and pump it all the way through savannahs, swamps and tropical forests to the Tanzanian coast. To make space for the wells and the pipeline, Total and CNOOC are forcing more than 100,000 people off their lands. At the same time, the oil giants are destroying the homes of elephants, lions, leopards, and giraffes.

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