Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Oil companies can be good citizens when they want to. The biodiversity in a Gabon oil field is actually greater than in nearby national parks. The key is to go in with the intent of minimizing impact instead of trying to clean up a big
mess afterwards.

Shell and the Smithsonian are now working on an international code of practice for sensitive areas with other energy majors including BP, Statoil and Chevron Texaco.

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