Toxic fumes and leaks: Perenco’s polluting oil business in Democratic Republic of Congo


Leïla Miñano || ""
Leïla Miñano
Maxence Peigné || ""
Maxence Peigné
Dorian Cabrol || ""
Dorian Cabrol
Alexandre Brutelle || ""
Alexandre Brutelle
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Baron Nkoy
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Lea Szulewicz
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Alexandra Lucas Coelho
9 November 2022
Energy giant Perenco is allegedly responsible for 167 pollution incidents and huge methane emissions, new analysis by Investigate Europe, EIF and Disclose can reveal. The Franco-British group is the country’s only oil producer, operating right next to a protected mangrove area. In 2021, Perenco’s flaring had an estimated carbon footprint equivalent to 21 million Congolese.


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