Qaddafi Coddled by U.S. Oil Producers

Author: Judy Pasternak, Jim Snyder, Nicole Gaouette, Bloomberg, Published on: 14 June 2011

The oil companies’ efforts for Qaddafi and their own profits enriched a repressive regime, said Arvind Ganesan, business and human rights director in the Washington office of Human Rights Watch. “Instead of pushing for short-term stability in business, these people should have been pushing for more accountability” by the Libyan government, said Ganesan...[refers to Occidental, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Marathon Oil, Hess, Chevron, US subsidiaries of BP, Shell. Article includes company comments / declines to comment]

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