Carbon Web Newsletter Issue 5, 21 August 2006
George's oil Dubya-speak:
As decision-time approaches, the USA pulls levers on Iraqi oil policy
The Demise of Teflon John
As speculation intensifies about who will lead BP after boss John Browne's retirement with it comes the question of Browne's legacy.
Energy Security - for Whom?
This year's G8 Summit was focused on securing ever-increasing supplies of oil and gas to all of the G8 countries, potentially at the expense of the rest of the world.
The Energy Challenge
The UK government's Energy Review was published in July, remaining focused on centralised electricity generation and a market approach.
Oil-rich South America Forces US Free Trade Agenda on the Back Foot
In a sign of increasing resistance to US hegemony in South America, both Bolivia and Ecuador have moved towards nationalisation of their oil industries.
Caspian and Russia - Boom Time Blues
Take Action - Wales Coast Threatened
ExxonMobil - Mega-profits, Mega-payouts
Angola - Oil Loans Fuel Corruption
PSAs - Court Halts Work in Belize
Chevron - US Court Brings Justice to Burma
Exhibition - Art Not Oil
Russia - Shell Doctors Sakhalin Report
Shareholder Action - Shell Resolution Gets Support
Whales - Victims of the Oil Boom
Resource Curse - World Bank Climbdown on Chad
Europe - Deep Sea Land-Grab
Pollution - Five Hundred Hospitalised in Indonesia
Caspian - BP Pipeline Launched
Latin America - Costa Rica Prepares to Drill
Colombia - BP Settles in Bogota
Revolving Door - Former NATO Chief Joins BP
Canada - British Columbia Coast Under Threat
Trade Unions - Organising Workers from Wellhead to Wheel
Nigeria - London Project Looks to Delta
New Book - The Corporation that Changed the World
Notes from Gog and Magog
Knowing when to go
Until recently John Browne of BP was hailed as 'the greatest since...'
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