This article, by guest poster, Cosmic Debris, provides an overview of American oil related companies operating in Burma.
This essay will provide an overview of the four, perhaps five, American 'big oil' related companies that are still operating in Burma, and which, by their continued operation, are assisting the oppressive and brutal junta: The State Peace and Development Council.
Following some discussions about Chevron and other oil companies operating in Burma, I was left with several questions,including how these companies could continue to legally operate in Burma when the US had imposed economic sanctions. This essay attempts to answer these questions. [more]