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Revealed: How BP Puts its Branding in Local Schools While Cutting North Sea Jobs

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Statoil Claims to Care About Climate Change, Commits Future to Oil and Gas

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North Sea Oil Industry Asked the Government for More Help to Drill and Decommission...

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BP Supports International Women’s Day, Ignores Disproportional Impact of Climate Change on Women and...

Oil giant BP is one of the corporate partners sponsoring this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March under the slogan “Be Bold for Change”. In...

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