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Congo Oil

Agreement Could Prevent Drilling In Park Home To 200 Endangered Gorillas

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — An agreement announced Wednesday between a London-based oil company and a wildlife protection group could prevent oil drilling in a na...

WWF Seeks To Protect Congo Park From Oil Developer

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

PARIS (AP) — The World Wildlife Fund is trying to block proposed oil exploration in Africa's oldest national park where 200 gorillas live. ...

British Government Opposes Oil Exploration In Congo Sanctuary

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

KINSHASA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday it is opposed to London-based oil company Soco International exploring for oil ...

Congo: UN says at least 220 dead in oil explosion

AP | MAX DELANY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANGE, Congo — A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that kil...