Posts Tagged ‘Chatham House’

Can Europeans pressure their oil companies to do better in Africa?


Tullow OIl, Takoradi, Ghana. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Chatham House has released a new study on the impact of oil companies on health and the environment in Africa. The study, prepared for the European Parliament, covers the problems associated with oil production in Africa and suggests what European citizens can do to affect change. There are a number of ways that Europeans (and Americans) can engage with their oil companies and governments to push for more effective regulation and better business practices. The article I’ve posted below, from IDN, reminds European readers that they need to take an active role in working for a better (cleaner, safer, more transparent) oil industry in Africa.

Continue reading . . .

Increase your website traffic with