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Search for 'kosmos energy' returned 128 hits:
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15.04 - 2017.   Category: News
Kosmos/Cairn oil study in occupied waters has endedic_bgp_prospector_geo_service_las_palmas_610.jpgThe seismic study programme of Kosmos Energy and Cairn Energy offshore occupied Western Sahara ended on 12 April.
31.03 - 2017.   Category: News
Polisario protests Kosmos/Cairn exploration in occupied watersic_kosmos_protest_camps.jpgThe national liberation movement of Western Sahara has sent a protest letter to the Texas based company Kosmos Energy, that explores for oil offshore the waters of occupied Western Sahara for the Moroccan government.
28.03 - 2017.   Category: News
Here is Kosmos Energy's supply vessel in occupied Western Saharaic_geoservice_27.03.2017a_610.jpgKosmos and Cairn Energy are exploring for oil offshore Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco. This photo taken yesterday shows one of their supply vessels.
23.03 - 2017.   Category: News
Kosmos with extensive seismic studies off occupied Western Saharaic_bgp_prospector_geo_service_las_palmas_610.jpgKosmos Energy and Cairn Energy have over the last weeks undertaken another round of seismic studies offshore Western Sahara. The vessels' movements indicate the location for a new possible drilling site.
15.02 - 2017.   Category: News
Glencore steps up oil search offshore occupied Western Sahara ic_bgp_prospector_15.02.2017_610.jpgThe Swiss company is undertaking more seismic studies and has entered into a renewed contract on a neighbouring block, offshore the occupied territory.
29.12 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
The oil companies working with Morocco in occupied Western SaharaDespite the protests from Saharawis, Morocco has to this day continued its illegal oil programme, through the Moroccan state owned oil company Office national des hydrocarbures et des mines, ONHYM. Seven oil and gas licences have so far been awarded in Western Sahara. The names of the blocks depicted on the map below use ONHYM's spelling. Scroll further down for more information about each block and its operators.
25.12 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Kosmos Energy asked by OECD contact point to quote correctlyic_boujdour9_610.jpgThe US oil company Kosmos Energy, operating offshore occupied Western Sahara, is requested by an OECD national contact point to "refrain from positioning interpretations as facts". The company refuses to remove lies about a civil society association from its website and refuse to answer questions from WSRW.
31.07 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
The oil map is changing in occupied Western Saharaic_onhym_june2016.jpgKosmos and Cairn have renewed their licence - but did San Leon Energy abandon one of its licences? A new map from ONHYM suggests changes to the highly controversial oil exploration in the occupied territory.
18.07 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Kosmos cites political arguments to operate in Western Saharaic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgKosmos gives geopolitical arguments to operate in occupied Western Sahara, while Cairn Energy refuses to answer why it operates in what they call "Morocco". WSRW has sought clarifications from the duo.
28.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
World's largest wealth fund drops Cairn and Kosmos over Western Saharaic_norges_bank.jpgNorway's sovereign wealth fund has today announced it has excluded Kosmos Energy and Cairn Energy from its portfolios because of their oil search in Western Sahara. Approx. 54 million dollars of shares were sold.
27.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Wave of divestments over Western Saharaic_novigrad_610.jpgIn recent months, several investment firms have relinquished their interests in companies that are involved in the natural resource exploitation of occupied Western Sahara. Here are 21 of them.
23.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Check out Cairn Energy's geography failuresic_cairn2013_610.jpgCairn Energy consistently includes occupied Western Sahara as part of Morocco.
18.04 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Cairn and Kosmos applying for new license in occupied Western Saharaic_cairn_go_away.jpgScotland's Cairn Energy states that its joint venture with American firm Kosmos Energy has dropped the oil exploration licence in occupied Western Sahara, but ... that it is now reapplying for part of the very same area.

25.03 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Norwegian investor excluded Total due to Western Sahara involvementic_saharawi_women_protest_total_kosmos_agrium_610_200.jpgThe Norwegian insurance company Storebrand has blacklisted both phosphate and oil companies involved in occupied Western Sahara. Among them are the French company Total, which are now back in from the cold after they withdrew from the territory.
18.02 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
African Union Council condemns exploitation Saharawi resourcesic_atwoodachiever_namibia16_610.jpg"A hostile act likely to perpetuate the conflict and colonialism in Western Sahara". The Peace and Security Council of the African Union reiterates its position on the illegal exploitaiton of Western Sahara's natural resources.

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Morocco occupies the major part of its neighbouring country, Western Sahara. Entering into business deals with Moroccan companies or authorities in the occupied territories gives an impression of political legitimacy to the occupation. It also gives job opportunities to Moroccan settlers and income to the Moroccan government. Western Sahara Resource Watch demands foreign companies leave Western Sahara until a solution to the conflict is found.
Report: COP22 controversy - Moroccan green energy used for plunder


At COP22, beware of what you read about Morocco’s renewable energy efforts. An increasing part of the projects take place in the occupied territory of Western Sahara and is used for mineral plunder, new WSRW report documents.
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