Energy

Infrastructure

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IMF oil price increase fuels protests

Threats of oil prices rises sparked protests in Nigeria in December.

15 April 2000

Rights

News

Chad-Cameroon latest

The oil companies involved in the Chad- Cameroon oilfield and pipeline project have pulled out of the planned deal.

15 April 2000

Infrastructure

News

Power company controversy after Orissa cyclone

A major beneficiary of World Bank-backed power sector reforms in India is US-based multinational company AES.

15 December 1999

Infrastructure

News

Thai dam compensation demanded

The World Bank should compensate communities affected by the Pak Mun Dam in Thailand, argues a new report by International Rivers Network.

15 December 1999

Infrastructure

News

TOP SECRET: Bank strategy on Asian private infrastructure

The impact of the East Asia crisis on private infrastructure projects has been comparatively little discussed.

15 December 1999

Infrastructure

News

Bank to review India power sector reforms

The World Bank is planning an independent review of its power sector reforms in India.

15 December 1999

Infrastructure

News

Chad Cameroon project faces further problems

The World Bank has again delayed a decision on the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline after further criticism from NGOs in Chad, Cameroon, Europe and the USA.

15 December 1999

Finance

News

IMF policies fuel social crisis in Ecuador

In July, rising transport and fuel prices in Ecuador led to strikes and public protests, and an up-rising by thousands of indigenous people who are also concerned about privatisation plans.

15 September 1999

Infrastructure

News

Energy policy crunch in July

The World Bank’s energy policy paper will come to the Board on 20 July, following two and a half years of discussions.

15 June 1999

Infrastructure

News

Chad-Cameroon discussions reach peak

The Bank is due to decide in the next few weeks whether to support the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline.

15 June 1999