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Title: "Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 10, May 2010
Date of publication: May 2010
Description/subject: No Breakthrough against Forced Labour in Myanmar: ILO...Chinese Oil Companies Damages (sic) peoples’ lives in Burma (Editorial)...US Banks Involved in Shwe Gas Project...Shwe Gas Project Will be Completed by March 2013: Hyundai Heavy...Joseph Stiglitz: Developing Nations Need to Attempt to Reverse Natural Resource Curse...Vietnam & Myanmar sign Multiple Economic Pacts...Oslo-Listed Seadrill leaves Burma...India’s Essar Arm Gets Govt. Contract for ‘Kaladan Muli Modal Transit Transport Project’... China Signs Myanmar Pipeline Deal to Boost Oil Supply...First Village Forcibly relocated for Irrawaddy Dam Project.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (348K)
Date of entry/update: 09 June 2010


Title: "Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 9, Dec-Jan, 09-2010
Date of publication: January 2010
Description/subject: -China Tie Economic with Burma’s Military Regime Including Energy Sector -CNPC Starts Work on $1.5 Billion Oil Pipeline and Oil Terminal in autumn -Burma Has Gas Money: No Financial Help Needed (Editorial) -Burma Control Import Sale Gasoline and Diesel Fuel -Burma Plans to Hand over 3 Yangon Ports to Private Firm -Burma Buys 20MiG-29 Fighter Jets -Malaysian and Singaporean Firms to explore oil and gas in Burma -Burma Is Not Broke -India to Obtain Stake in Shwe Gas Pipeline -Bangladesh, Burma to Resolve border Dispute -Five Facts about China-Burma Relation -Houses and Rice Fields Confiscated for China’s Oil Pipeline and Sea Port Project
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (203K)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2010


Title: "Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 8
Date of publication: November 2009
Description/subject: Rights Groups Call for China to Halt Construction of Pipeline in Burma...China must halt oil and gas pipeline projects in Burma (Editorial)...CNPC starts China-Burma Oil pipeline construction with abuses...Hyundai Heavy to build US$ 1.4 billion Shwe Gas Plant in Burma...Why Dealing with Burma Is a Very Bad Idea...Army continues forced labour along gas pipeline in Burma’s Mon State...Singapore firm inks massive Myanmar gas deal...Burmese Junta Confiscates Public Oil Wells and Refinery for Chinese Company
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (523K)
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2009


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 7
Date of publication: July 2009
Description/subject: China to Start Building Shwe Gas Pipeline in Sept Despite Concerns over Rights Abuses, June 27, 2009 (SGB)...Editorial: "China Deepens Burma Relationship"..."Korea Rejects Burma Gas Project Complaint" June 15, 2009 (DVB)..."Myanmar’s Trade Ties Let Junta Ignore Democracy Calls" By Daniel Ten Kate..."Asean’s Burma Burden - Sanctions can help bring down the junta" By Eva Kusuma Sundari, "Wall Street Journal Asia"...Six Villages relocated for Dam project in Arakan" 6/11/2009 (Narinjara News)..."Officials Fired Burmese Secret Tunnels’ Publicity", June 23, 2009 (The Nation).
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (356K)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2009


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 6
Date of publication: March 2009
Description/subject: "China and Burma to Jointly Develop Oil and Gas Pipelines in Burma", March 28, 2009 (SGB)...Editorial: "Abuses Continue as China and India Battle Energy Interests In Burma"..."CNOOC Starts Myanmar Drilling Despite Uproar over Human Rights" By Erwin China, Singapore (Feb 26, 2009)..."Biofuel Gone Bad: Burma’s Atrophying Jatropha" By TIME Staff (Mar. 13, 2009)..."The Scramble For A Piece of Burma" By HANNAH BEECH/ Arakan State (Mar 19, 2009)..."Norway’s Vast Oil Wealth Fund Drops Chinese Firm" AP March 13, 2009..."Foreign investment in Myanmar doubled in 2008" AP, (March 19, 2009)..."South Korean Firm ,Seeks Mining Rights", Xinhua, Feb 6, 2009..."India’s Essar Oil Abuses Human Rights in Burma" March 21, 2009 (SGB).
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 July 2009


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Volume 3, Issue 5
Date of publication: January 2009
Description/subject: Shwe Gas Will Be Piped to China for 30 Years Starting from 2012 - Construction to begin in 2009 despite human rights concerns...Editorial: "Big Oil Companies Flouting Intl. Standards in Lawless Burma"..."Human Rights Abuses in Myanmar?" By David Watermeyer (Dec 2008 / "The Korea Times")..."Myanmar’s Farmers Pay for China’s Oil Thirst", By Marwaan Macan-Markar Nov 4, 2008 (Inter Press Service)..."China Leads Surge in Foreign Investment in Myanmar during First 9 Months", Jan 5, 2009 (AP)..."Myanmar, Russia to Jointly Explore Oil, Gas", www.chinaview.cn 2008-09-09..."Vietnamese Companies to Explore Oil and Gas in Myanmar Offshore Area", www.chinaview.cn 2008-04-10..."Thai PTTEP’s Blocks M7 & M3: Lack of Commercial Viability Costs Millions" Jan 2009 (SGB)..."Thailand Delaying Plans to Build Another Gas Pipeline in Burma" Jan 2009 (SGB)..."Exploration heightens tensions between Burma and Bangladesh", Jan 21, 2009 (SGB).
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (316K)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2009


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 3 No. 4
Date of publication: July 2008
Description/subject: Indian Essar Oil Company Exploration Damages People Properties; Time for US’s Chevron to Leave Burma (Editorial); Gas Found During Tube Well Drilling in Arakan; Treasury Sanction on Myanmar Traffickers Implicate CNOOC (Forbes, 27 Feb 2008); Myanmar Resources Offer Few Riches; PTTEP and CNOOC Swap Gas Blocks in Burma; NZ govt under fire for Burma contract; Electric Power Sector Major Attractor of Foreign Investment in Myanmar; Russian Company to Explore Gold in Myanmar; Nobel Winners Seek UN Action for Arms Embargo and Targeted Banking Sanction on Burma; TOTAL OUT OF BURMA - Protesters in London called for French’s Total to stop fuelling oppression in Burma on Jan 19, 2008;
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (300K)
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2008


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 3 No. 3
Date of publication: March 2008
Description/subject: Indian Essar Oil Company Exploration Damages People Properties...Time for US’s Chevron to Leave Burma (Editorial)...Gas Found During Tube Well Drilling in Arakan...Treasury Sanction on Myanmar Traffickers Implicate CNOOC...Myanmar Resources Offer Few Riches...PTTEP and CNOOC Swap Gas Blocks in Burma...NZ govt under fire for Burma contract...Electric Power Sector Major Attractor of Foreign Investment in Myanmar...Russian Company to Explore Gold in Myanmar...Nobel Winners Seek UN Action for Arms Embargo and Targeted Banking Sanction on Burma...TOTAL OUT OF BURMA - Protesters in London called for French’s Total to stop fuelling oppression in Burma on Jan 19, 2008.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (222K)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 3 No. 2
Date of publication: January 2008
Description/subject: Burma’s Oil and Gas: Events of 2007...China Wins Rights to Myanmar’s Gas...Gas-Rich Burma but harsh fuel price on citizens - People Protest for “Freedom from Starvation” (Editorial)...CNPC and Yunnan sign refining agreement - China plans to build an oil pipeline from Yunnan to Myanmar...Than Shwe’s Gas Powered Regime to Look now on China...Protests against Fuel Price Hike Break out Despite Junta Crackdown...Gas Sales to Thailand Account for 43% of Burmese Exports...Burma’s FDI more than Doubled: Thailand is the Largest Investor...Junta Proffers Entire Arakan Gas Reserve to China: Dual Oil, Gas Pipeline Plans Threaten Rights abuses in Burma...Burma, China, Russia: Oil and Arms China, Russia rejected Burma at UNSC...Burma Cashes up on Energy, But Locals in the Dark...World Wide Protests against the Shwe Gas Project...Foreign investment in Myanmar dominated by oil, gas and power...India signed US$ 150 million contract for 3 offshore blocks despite unrest in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (338K)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 3 No. 1
Date of publication: November 2007
Description/subject: India signed US$ 150 million contract for 3 offshore blocks despite unrest in Burma... India’s oil minister noted the contract was a very happy development between two countries...Monks Back on Streets, Protests Continue...More companies need to withdraw (Editorial)...“Words” from Oil and Gas Companies: Refuse to Exit Burma...EU Sanctions Fall Short on Burma’s Major Revenue Earner, the Oil and Gas Sector...Japan Adds to Pressure on Burma...The Whole World must Act (By Gordon Brown, Oct 24, 07/Guardian)...Region’s Energy Needs Enable Burma Junta...Exploration proceeds off Myanmar as crisis boils...ICRC ‘Deeply Worried’ About Burmese Detainess...
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch,
Format/size: pdf (276K)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 12
Date of publication: September 2007
Description/subject: Burmese Junta Confirms Agreement to Sell Shwe Gas to China; Protests against Fuel Price Hike Break out continually in Burma despite Junta Crackdown; Gas-Rich Burma but harsh fuel price on citizens -- People Protest for “Freedom from Starvation” (Editorial); ASEAN Lawmakers to China, India: Don’t Support Burmese Junta; Reaction on Burma’s Deteriorated Situation: “Wards of the Month”; Fuel Price Policy Explodes in Burma (Larry Jagan, "Asia Times"); India eyes more gas fields in Burma; China Conducts Survey for Oil Terminal in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (322K)
Date of entry/update: 09 September 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 11
Date of publication: August 2007
Description/subject: Gas Sales to Thailand Account for 43% of Burmese Exports; Save Our Natural Resources (Editorial); PTTEP Discovers Large Gas Deposit, Plans to Begin Production Next Year; China to Build Large Seaport in Arakan; China’s Thumb in every Burmese Pie (Larry Jagan); Bangladesh Looks to World Bank & ADB for Burmese Hydropower Investment; UN says Burma’s Junta is Fueling Poverty; ANC: Stop Arakan Hydropower Project.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (223K)
Date of entry/update: 20 August 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 10
Date of publication: June 2007
Description/subject: Burma’s FDI more than Doubled: Thailand is the Largest Investor; Regime extends Suu Kyi detention; Foreign Investors have Burmese Blood on their Hands (Editorial); Hydropower and Oil&Gas Sectors Dominate Burma’s FDI; Burma Prefers China as Gas Buyer; India Sees Red (Anupama Airy); First as Tragedy, Second as Farce: PTT at a Crossroads (Matthew Smith); Thailand’s PTT Exploration discovers natural gas off Burma coast; Daewoo Sends Legal Experts to Burma; Russia to Build Nuclear Centre in Sanctions-Hit Burma (Conor Humphries); Villagers Attack Chinese Company in Arakan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (153K)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 9
Date of publication: May 2007
Description/subject: SPDC Proffers Entire Arakan Gas Reserve to China: Dual Oil,Gas Pipeline Plans Threaten Rights abuses in Burma; End China Exchanges Its Support for Burma Gas (Editorial); China signs new hydropower deal with Burma; China Seeks route around the ‘Malacca Dilemma’ (Graham Lees,World Politics Watch); Burma Cashes up on Energy, But Locals in the Dark; Daewoo Consider Legal Action Against Burma: Gas To Go To China;
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (457K)
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 8
Date of publication: April 2007
Description/subject: World Wide Protests against the Shwe Gas Project; Editorial: “No More Guns for Gas” - Stop Daewoo’s and India’s Arm Supplies to the Than Shwe Regime; Fishermen Suffer Navy Harassment as Daewoo Starts New Drilling; Burma’s Neighbors Hold the Key; Russian Companies to Explore Oil, Gas in Burma Inland area; Burma Introduces E-Gov System in New Capital - Daewoo, KCOMS to provide Info-and Comm- Tech; Thailand’s PTTEP Finds more Gas in Burma’s Block M-9, Spends US$ 200 million on Test Drilling; Action of March 26: Fourth Global Protest against the Shwe gas project, Daewoo and India’s arms supplies to the Burma regime; Despite US, EU Sanctions, New Contracts Continue for Burma’s Oil and Gas.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (323K)
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 7
Date of publication: February 2007
Description/subject: Mekong River and Burma: China’s two Plans for Secure Energy Transportation; Get Out of Burma, Activist Group Tells China (Editorial); Year 2007: MPRL and China Heighten Burma’s Energy Sector; Burma Finds Willing Arms Suppliers in Energy-Hungry Neighbors By Michael Black and William Couchaux | 03 Jan 2007 World Politics Watch Exclusive; India to Supply Weapons to Burma; Burma Prefers Arakan Gas as an LNG Project; Daewoo President Resigned; Nine Daewoo Oil Workers Kidnapped in Nigeria; Thailand’s PTTEP Has Discovered Gas in Burma
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (301K)
Date of entry/update: 01 February 2007


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No.6
Date of publication: January 2007
Description/subject: Daewoo International President Lee Tae - Yong may face up to five years in prison for illegal arms exports to Than Shwe’s Regime; Beware! Foreign Investors Can Kill (Editorial); INDICTED! Burma Weapons Factory Daewoo Funded, Say Prosecutors Daewoo boss among 14 executives facing criminal charges, Shwe Gas Movement wants answer; Burma and Its Neighbours: The Geopolitics of Gas (continued from last month): Sino-Indian Interests and Rivalry in Burma; Six More Contracts Increased Burma’s Oil and Gas Sector in 2006; Activists in S.Korea Denounce Daewoo for Arms Supplies to Burma; Construction of Sittwe Port to Start in January - India’s grand Kaladan project that includes a major water way and pipeline to its North Eastern states is moving swiftly ahead. But at what price? Along the Kaladan River in Arakan State, land confiscations and forced labor have already arrived ahead of the development. Activists fear more will follow.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (159K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No.5
Date of publication: December 2006
Description/subject: Global Protest Over Shwe Gas Project in Burma; Foreign Oil firms Block Change in Burma (Editorial); Forced Labor and Other Abuses Mounting Along the Indo-Burma Proposed Pipeline Route, By K.Murn Aung; Burma and Its Neighbours: The Geopolitics of Gas (The authors conclude that “while countries in the neighbouring regions - particularly India and Thailand, but also Australia and Japan - may have important roles to play, China wields far more leverage. For those who wish to influence Burma in a positive direction, it is therefore essential to consider ways that change could be stimulated with the active participation of China, whether through sanctions, constructive engagement and/or any form of dialogue”); Australia’s Danford Equities Signs Oil- Gas Exploration Deal With Burma; Thailand’s PTTEP to Begin New Offshore Drilling in Myanmar;
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (242K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No.4
Date of publication: November 2006
Description/subject: Is Daewoo Arming the SPDC? - S.Korea Activists Demand Probe into Daewoo’s Alleged Arms Exports to Burma; It’s not too late for Thailand to change its Burma Policy (Editorial); Arakan Oil and Gas and Sea Port for China’s Energy Resource; Burma, China, Russia: Arms and Energy; The Shwe Gas Project Require an EIA Now -- Part VI: The Construction of Pipelines to India and China Will Cause Futher Environmental Degradation and Human Rights Abuses, By Lars Thompson; Myanmar Hikes Income Taxes on Fuel Firms; Myanmar Will Reopen Six Blocks to Foreign Firms.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (234K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 3
Date of publication: September 2006
Description/subject: North East Students oppose Shwe Gas Pipeline; Burma Needs Support In Reality (Editorial); Thailand Joins the Race a Bid for Shwe Gas Reserves; Myanmar Energy Production Rising (Aaron Clark, Associated Press Writer); The Shwe Gas Project Require an EIA Now Part V: The Nature of Natural Gas as a Harmful and Non-Renewable Natural Resource (By Lars Thompson); Myanmar Gas Pipeline to Bypass Bangladesh; Gas and Oil discovered in Myanmar (By Anuchit Nguyen, Bloomberg News); Acient Mrauk-U Palace Turned into Castor Oil Plantation (Narinjara News); Arakan Reserves May Satisy S-Korea’s Gas Needs for Five Years.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (128K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, No. 2
Date of publication: August 2006
Description/subject: SGM Calls for Korean and Indian Firms to Withdraw from Burma; Resource Curse: Burma (editorial); Shocking Future along the Kaladan River By K. Murn Aung (SGB); The Shwe Gas Project Require an EIA Now. Part IV: International Law Requires That an Environmental Impact Assessment Be Prepared Now (Lars Thompson); Death Grip: - Despite international calls for reform, the ever-defiant SPDC maintains control over Myanmar with an Orwellian hand. Secrecy and paranoia abound, while rubbing elbows with Asia’s powerhouse nations keeps the regime in charge; Teachers, Students Arrested in Arakan; Two Arakanese women seek Justice; ANC Urges to End the Shwe Gas Project Fearing E-damages and HR Violations.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (137K)
Date of entry/update: 30 July 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 2, Issue 1
Date of publication: July 2006
Description/subject: Daewoo Ban Mariners in Arakan Sea; Continuing Seismic Surveys Adversely Impact the Marine Environment in Burma (Editorial); Myanmar must free forced labour plaintiffs by July 31: ILO; Land Confiscation And Other Human Rights Abuses Continue in Onshore Area: Arakan; The Shwe Gas Project Requires an EIA Now - Part III: ONGC and GAIL Corporate Policies as well as the Environmental Law of India Require an EIA Now (Lars Thompson); China and India’s New Battle Ground: Burma’s Arakan State (Herman_; Life Under Burma’s Military Regime - In the second article of a special series from inside Burma, the BBC’s Kate McGeown looks at the dayto- day problems facing ordinary people under the country’s repressive military regime; Daewoo Found Huge Gas Deposit in Arakan Offshore.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Oil Watch
Format/size: pdf (230K)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 12
Date of publication: May 2006
Description/subject: Activists Demonstrate to Halt Shwe Gas Project; Foreign Companies Should Likewise Rethink Cooperation with the Regime (Editorial); Sino-Myanmar Strategic Cooperation; China’s COSL Extends Contract with Daewoo for Nanhai II; The Shwe Gas Project Requires an EIA Now - Part II: Daewoo International and KOGAS Are Required by their Corporate Policies and the Environmental Policy of South Korea to Prepare an EIA Now (Lars Thompson); China-Burma Oil Pipeline Approved; Sino-Burma Pipeline will Set off More Relocations; Arakan Gas Will Pipe Straight to India.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (323K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 11
Date of publication: April 2006
Description/subject: April 18, 2006:The Day of Global Action Against Daewoo; Lives Suffering from Oil Companies need Support (Editorial); Seven Burmese and Two Chinese Officers Injured in Mine Explosion; Chinese Oil Exploration: Pumping Resident’s Blood?; More Gas Found in Myanmar Offshore Block; The Shwe Gas Project Requires an EIA Now - Part I: Sustainable Development Requires an EIA (Lars Thompson); In Myanmar Vist, Indian President Jockeys with China for Energy.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (339K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin Vol. 1, Issue 10
Date of publication: February 2006
Description/subject: Shwe Gas Pipeline Project to India: Another Yadana Begins?; Myanmar to Lay Gas Pipeline to New Capital, As energy hungry foreign companies are searching for oil and Paper says; South Korea: Burma’s Biggest Investor (Herman); 3 More Blocks in Myanmar Under Gas Exploration; Anti-Gas Pipeline Campaign Voice Concern; Myanmar PM headed to China; India Hires Belgium Company to Conduct Feasibility Report for Shwe Pipeline.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team
Format/size: pdf (188K, 1.5MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/SGB01-10.pdf
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin Vol. 1, Issue 9
Date of publication: January 2006
Description/subject: Discovery of Block A-3 Sends Daewoo Stock Soaring, Promts futher Protest; Deal with China Boon to Brutal Burmese Junta (Editorial); Senior General Than Shwe Awarded ‘Third Worst Dictator in the World’; Than Shwe’s Gas Powered Regime to Look now on China (Jockai&PK); China Replaces India in Deal for Shwe Gas; Business with Myanmar Thrives Amid Diplomatic Stress (Daniel Ten Kate); Foreign Investment in Myanmar Reaches $7.76 bln; Shwe Gas Consortium Continues Appraisals of Extensive Shwe Gas Block.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team
Format/size: pdf (195K, 1.8MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/SGB01-09.pdf
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 8
Date of publication: November 2005
Description/subject: COSL Signs Deal with Daewoo to Provide Offshore Drilling Services; Forced Labour In Burma’s Arakan State Capital Sittwe; Total’s Settlement will not Quell Rights Campaign; Daewoo among the 474 Foreign Companies Supporting Burma’s Military Regime; Tankers Could Carry Gas to India (Thet Khaing); Burma is Asia’s Economic Basket Case; Myanmar Pipeline Back on Course as Delhi relents on sops for B’desh.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (172K, 1MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/SGB01-08.pdf
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 7
Date of publication: October 2005
Description/subject: World Wide protests against Daewoo International over Shwe Gas Development; Foreign Investment Directly Promotes the Violation of Human Rights in Burma (Editorial); Arakanese Inside Burma Protested the Shwe Gas Project of Daewoo and Junta; Daewoo Signs Deal With Shwe Gas Partners for Burma’s Gas Block A-3; Burmese Fuel Hike a Threat to Subsistence; Negotiations Continue Over Shwe Gas despite Bangladeshi Demands.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (251K, 1.6MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/SGB01-07.pdf
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 6
Date of publication: September 2005
Description/subject: Shwe Gas Movement Urges Bangladeshis to Stem Shwe Pipline Project; Cozy Relationship with Burmese Military Regime (Editorial); Confiscation of Private Land Continues in Arakan State; Arakan and Chin Suffer Forced Labor under Shwe Gas Pipeline Project; India Looks East for Gas (Siddharth Srivastava); Thai Plan Undersea Pipe for Shwe Gas; Over 10,000 Giant Sea Perch Dead, Hilsa Deformed: Daewoo & Shwe Block A1 Gas Exploration; India, Bangladesh Agree on Tri-nation Gas Pipeline;
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (570K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 5
Date of publication: July 2005
Description/subject: Shwe Gas Issue Raised in ILO’s Special Sitting; Arakanese Villagers Are Being Forced to Aid in the Construction of the Gas Pipeline Between Burma and India; Shwe Gas may be exported to Thailand - Burma is looking for US$ 4 billion in investments to develop the Shwe fields; Burma Visit Highlights India’s “look East” Strategy (Sarath Kumara); Shwe Gas Pipeline Threatens Millions of Lives along Kaladan River (Dale); India will continue talks with Bangladesh.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (429K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 4
Date of publication: June 2005
Description/subject: Kyauk Taw Township Residents Displaced, Refugees Settle in Bangladesh; Natural Gas Found instead of Water from Digging a Tube well in Arakan; “Daewoo Out of Burma” - The US Campaign for Burma (USCB) may Launch Their New International Campaign; Shwe Campaign Roundtable Talks; Unocal: What’s The Big Surprise (Dr. Joe Duarte); Oil-Hungry Neighbors are The Primary Supporters of the Burma Junta (Jockai); Kaladan Project Survey completed - Tri-Nation Gas Pipeline, Road and Waterway.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (471K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 3
Date of publication: May 2005
Description/subject: Foreign Investment in Oil Threatens Livelihood of Local People in Burma (Jockai); Human Rights Activists Protest Against TOTAL in the US for Burma Involvement; Mohona Holding Ltd. Begin Negotiation for Tri-Nation Gas Pipeline Project; AASYC joins hands with Bangladeshi activists against the tri-nation gas pipeline project; Burma’s Murlky Water: Enviromental Impacts of The Shwe Offshore Gas Project (Jay Chou); Three Hydro-Power Plants Are Being Built in Military Bases in Arakan State; Essar Oil Signs for Two Exploration in Arakan, Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (584K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue 2
Date of publication: April 2005
Description/subject: Protesters Demand India Not to Cooporate With Burma; Toxic Shwe (Jockai); Shwe Gas Activists Met Korean Human Rights Ambassador; Youth in Arakan Erected Signboards Against Daewoo; Profits at Gunpoint: Unocal’s Pipeline in Burma Becomes a Test Case in Corporate Accountalility (Daphne Eviatar); Anti-Shwe Gas Groups Want Daewoo Out of Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (695K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006


Title: "The Shwe Gas Bulletin" Vol. 1, Issue. 1
Date of publication: March 2005
Description/subject: Activists Demand Referendum on Gas Extraction; Gas Pipeline a Threat to National Security;International Campaign Launched to Pressure Total; Bangladesh Imposes Conditions for Gas Pipeline Transit; Daewoo Drills Natural Gas In Shwe Again; Out of Burma: Cross-Border Resource Extraction (Edith Mirante); Activists in Dhaka Protest Against Gas Pipeline.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Gas Research Team, Thailand
Format/size: pdf (371K)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2006