Oil and Human Rights
Article from: OGEL 2 (2003), in Roundup of Articles
The oil and natural gas industry (ONG) world wide faces unique contemporary challenges, crises and opportunities. It provides the energy source for transportation, for industry, for mechanized agriculture and tourism. It is a major contributor to industrial development. To meet the country's need for such energy resources and given pressing international financial obligations, several developing countries rich in oil resources, have adopted policies to maximize their revenues in the short term. Thus the ONG is an indispensable and indisputable attribute of modern life in industrialized and ...