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Oil groups distance themselves from BP

  • 13 June 2010

The chief executives of the world’s biggest international oil companies will testify on Tuesday that the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico “was preventable’’, publicly distancing themselves for the first time from the UK company, the Financial Times…

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ExxonMobil to support women empowerment in remote areas

  • 8 February 2010

ExxonMobil will sponsor a key component of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs-supported project ‘empower women who reside outside Doha”. The project targets girls between the ages of 15 and 20 at the secondary and university level as well…

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Exxon vs Obama

  • 2 April 2009

The biggest oil company in the world is also the most resistant to the shift to green energy. The White House seems determined to make Exxon Mobil’s life miserable. One afternoon earlier this year, Rex ­Tillerson, the chairman and CEO…

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Applications for Business Excellence Awards Being Accepted

  • 11 December 2008

The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is inviting submissions for the 2009 Awards for Business Excellence, which will honor the unique and crucial contributions of companies implementing sophisticated, successful programs to fight disease. Winners of the Coalition's…

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Victims of apartheid can sue multinationals

  • 13 May 2008

Thousands of South Africans who suffered under apartheid won the right yesterday to sue a number of companies, including BP, Citigroup and Ford, for allegedly helping to perpetrate human rights abuses. The US Supreme Court ruled that three class actions…

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ExxonMobil Welcomes Transparency Initiative

  • 13 May 2008

ExxonMobil today congratulated the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative on the launch of its Business Implementation Guide, an important step in the progress of transparency and good governance in natural resource development. “Revenue transparency and accountability in our industry’s relationships with…

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Drop biofuels target: oil firms

  • 7 March 2008

Oil company giant BP said petrol and diesel could rise at least 7c a litre at the pump if new biofuel require ments came into force on July 1. Energy and Climate Change Minister David Parker admits introducing lower emission…

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