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Shell blasted on Iraq oil – ‘Plans risk more conflict’

Protest at annual shareholder meeting British oil giant Shell threatens to trigger greater conflict in Iraq with plans to control the development, production and depletion of Iraq’s oil reserves, campaigners warn today. This warning, from the coalition Hands Off Iraqi Oil, comes as Shell holds its annual meeting amid growing resistance to the company’s bid...

No Oil Law in Sight – Opposition Intensifies

Eighteen months since its first deadline and a year since cabinet approval, Iraq’s controversial oil law is still not on the statute book. The last four months have seen a consolidation of protests worldwide over the Bush administration’s top benchmark. Opponents of the oil law and the economic occupation it represents, including oil unions and...

Hands Off Iraqi Oil day of action across Britain

Campaigners across Britain took action today against the rip-off of Iraq’s oil wealth by powerful oil corporations. Protests took place at BP and Shell garages in 25 cities, plus a ‘Pirate Tour’ in London, visiting the main players in the Iraq oil privatisation push. There were also 4 protests in the USA, and one in...

The white man’s burden and ‘oil for peace’ in Iraq

Take up the White Man’s burden The savage wars of peace Fill full the mouth of Famine and bid the sickness cease. Rudyard Kipling, 1899 Pressure for Iraq’s controversial oil law intensified throughout the summer, with increasingly overt threats to topple the Iraqi government if it failed to deliver an oil law and other US...

Slick Connections: US Influence on Iraqi Oil

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A Guide to dispelling the myths on Iraqi oil policy

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The Iraqi oil sector, privatisation and the UK’s role

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A game as old as empire

Economic hit men (EHMs) are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and other foreign “aid” organizations into the coffers of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the...

Iraq oil law in the balance

This article is from the Carbon Web Newsletter Issue 7, 30 May 2007 As Carbon Web goes to press, the Iraqi government’s end-of-May deadline for parliament to pass the controversial oil law is just days away. Like the US government’s 2006 deadline, this one looks set to be missed – again due to arguments over...

Iraq oil law in the balance

As Carbon Web goes to press, the Iraqi government’s end-of-May deadline for parliament to pass the controversial oil law is just days away. Like the US government’s 2006 deadline, this one looks set to be missed – again due to arguments over Kurdish insistence that regions play the primary role in signing contracts with foreign...

Shell – Stealing Iraq’s Future

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The oil and gas law – signing away Iraq’s future?

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