After decades of hydrocarbon extraction, the balance is always negative.
Oilwatch is a network that builds solidarity and promotes a common identity in the the peoples of the Global South seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction activities that degrades territories, socially and environmentally.
In December, the Observatorio Petrolero Sur in Argentina published the English version of their latest report 'Electricity Belongs to the People. Energy Poverty and Energy as a Right in Latin America' ("Las luces son del pueblo. Energía, acceso y pobreza energética")....
Before the rise of fossil resources extraction in Africa, most countries operated agrarian economies as their primary source of exchange. Other economies depended on mining while some others had a mix of mining and agriculture. The economic impact of oil discovery...
Declaration from Oilwatch International Global Gathering Oilwatch International network members, community representatives from oil regions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), the academia and the media met in Port Harcourt,...
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Oilwatch is a network of resistance to the negative impacts of the oil and gas industry on peoples and their environments.