TABLE OF CONTENTS

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MAPS: Sudan - pipeline route
Active oilfields & human displacement
Oil concessions in southern Sudan
1- Introduction: OIL BOOM?
2- Differing realities: Continents Collide - The View from Space ... "Sacred gift to the faithful"? ... The Virtual Oil Boom - The View from Cyberspace... Enter Arakis Human Rights And Public Image ... "A psychological boost"
3- Funding the war One million dollars a day
4- Human casualties Scattered fragments of humanity ... Invisible people
5- War strategies: "SECURITY MEASURES" ... Mujahideen "Protectors Of Oil Brigade" ... The pipeline route
6- History: déjà vu? Oil: THE BIG TURN-ON ... Patterns of power ... 100 YEARS IN BRIEF
7- Doing business: OBSTACLES TO DEVELOPMENT ... Skills shortages ... Skeletons Of White Elephants
8- Chevron and Nimeiri: Oil exploration - a brief history - Unity field / Heglig field ... 1980s - CATALYST FOR CONFLICT? Moving the boundaries for Unity
9- Paranoia: THE TORTURE OF NURSE BUTHEINA DOKA
10- Arakis and the NIF: Chevron leaves, selling concessions & assets - for $25m ... The Concorp-State-Arakis connection ...  EAST OF THE RIVER NILE - Block 3 (Melut)
11- Ecology and human rights: ENVIRONMENT ... Spills and explosions ... Across the Nile ... REFINERIES ... Oil Spill Response Plan / Liability Fund ... Truth and public relations
12- Who's Who: National Islamic Front ... Crackdown on peace dialogue ... NDA and SPLA
13- "Peace from within": Warlords and opportunists ... Western Upper Nile ... Block 5A
14- Red Sea: "Terror and fear"
15- Blue Nile: Dam and landmines
16- ECONOMY: "Agriculture, not oil" ... OIL REVENUE ... Finance & The N.I.F
17- The companies Pipeline Partners ... TALISMAN ENERGY Inc...Shareholder Portfolio... CHINA ...
Incident In El-Obeid ... MALAYSIA ... SWEDEN - Lundin / Sands / IPC ... AUSTRIA - OMV
18- Technical Concerns: OIL PRESSURE / PIPELINE PUZZLE ... Interested parties: ARGENTINA - contractor ... BRITAIN - Weir Pumps & Allen Power ... GERMANY - Mannesmann ... FRANCE / BELGIUM - Total, Jackal, Jonglei, Juba, Gold ... THE TRADER - Trafigura ... Iran, Iraq - & India
19- CONCLUSIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS: Investors' concerns and divestment ... Canadian Churches' Shareholder Proposal
20- Comparisons: Chad & Colombia: "Good intentions are not enough"
Statistics & Background
OIL & CONFLICT TIMELINE 1955-99

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