Drawing the line

Published on Sep 28 2013 // SGM Report
Drawing the line
The Shwe Gas project, the largest extractive project in Burma, set to earn US$54 billion for the Burmese government,1 has just begun transferring Burma’s natural gas to China. As the first such project to become operational under the new quasi-civilian government, its management will set the precedent...

Good Governance and the Extractive Industry in Burma

Published on Jul 16 2013 // SGM Report
Good Governance and the Extractive Industry in Burma
Burma has been praised in recent years for the return to a civilian government and for the implementation of legislative reforms; international economic sanctions are being lifted and President Thein Sein became the first Burmese politician to enter the White House since 1966. However, this common picture...

Crude beginnings:

Published on Aug 08 2012 // SGM Report
Crude beginnings:
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Sold Out

Published on Sep 05 2011 // SGM Report
Sold Out
Following recent military-rigged elections in Burma, the pace of foreign investments, particularly in the natural resource sector, is increasing. Burma’s military government is allowing China to build pipelines across the country which will drain Burma of its massive natural gas reserves, dashing hopes...

OECD Watch 10-year report

Published on Jul 26 2011 // Campaign Update, SGM Report
OECD Watch 10-year report
Shwe Gas Movement was one the 9 co-complainants who submitted a Specific Instance  complaint to the South Korean OECD National Counterpoint (NCP) regarding potential violations of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Corporations by Korean companies Daewoo International and KOGAS. More information...

Corridor of Power

Published on Mar 05 2007 // SGM Report
Corridor of Power
A 44-page report on the Shwe Gas Project and the Trans-Burma Oil Corridor, detailing the route of the pipelines and analyzing the risks for the affected communities in Burma as well as corporations, governments and investors. Released by the Shwe Gas Movement in September 2009. Download...

Supply and Command

Published on Mar 02 2007 // SGM Report
Supply and Command
A comprehensive 50-page report on the impacts of the Shwe project. Released by AASYC/SGM July 2006. Download PDF (1.09 Mb)