Posts tagged "oil industry"

New Developments in the API Lawsuit

Cross posted from EG Justice. Oral arguments in API v. SEC were held before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on June 7, 2013. Each side had 45 minutes to speak before Judge Bates, who heavily questioned both API and the SEC about whether Section 1504 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall...

The fight is on! Anti-poverty and financial transparency campaigners take on big oil

By Ian Gary Ian Gary is Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. Cross posted with permission from Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. In the first Star Wars movie, Luke Skywalker and friends somehow blew up the Death Star. That’s a bit how we felt in 2010 when after years of fighting we got a...

The transparent hypocrisy of big oil

The yawning gap between the transparency rhetoric of companies and the reality of their actions has never been more apparent than it is now. By Ian Gary Ian Gary is Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. Cross posted with permission from Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. The oil and gas industry loves to...