Friday, December 20, 2019
Read more about my "Ethical Clash" with the Italian oil giant Eni that this year completed 18 long years in this LINK.
Monday, December 16, 2019
In 2011, Eni and Shell paid $1.1 billion in a murky deal for #OPL245. Global Witness tracked down documents showing that this money didn’t go to benefit the Nigerian people.
Instead, it went to convicted money launderer, some politicians, government officials and former oil Minister, Dan Etete, who had awarded himself ownership of the block in 1998 via a company he secretly owned, Malabu Oil and Gas.
After six years of denying any wrongdoing, Global Witness’ investigation forced Shell to admit it knew the money would be diverted into private hands, and went ahead with the deal anyway.
Read more in this LINK.
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Eni's investments in tar sands and palm oil in the Congo Basin: given the high risk of irreversible environmental and social damage, investments in tar sands for oil production and oil palm in the Congo basin should be cancelled (report).
Read the Report.