Workers Support Team and KTNC Watch vs. TotalEnergies EP Norge, Equinor and Technip Energies
The parties did not reach an agreement. The NCP has concluded its examination and closed the specific instance with its Final Statement.
Samsung Heavy Industries Martin Linge Project Crane Accident Workers Support Team and Korean Transnational Corporations Watch alleged that Samsung Heavy Industries, TotalEnergies, TotalEnergies EP Norge (TEPN), Equinor and Technip Energies had not observed the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises related to an accident during construction of an oil platform for the Martin Linge Project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The complainants referred to the chapters on general policies, disclosure and human rights (Chapter II, III and IV of the OECD Guidelines).
The Korean NCP decided to handle the issues concerning Samsung Heavy Industries separately. The Norwegian NCP was lead NCP for handling the issues concerning the companies headquartered in Europe: TEPN (assisted by TotalEnergies), Equinor and Technip Energies. The NCPs in France and the UK were supporting NCPs.
The NCP has concluded the Specific Instance with a Final Statement.
|Received:||20 March 2019|
|Status:||Concluded with joint statement|
|Sector:||Oil and gas|
|Company:||Total, Total E&P Norge, Equinor and TechnipFMC|
|Complainant:||Samsung Heavy Industries Martin Linge Project Crane Accident Workers Support Team and Korean Transnational Corporations Watch|
|Leading National Contact Point:||Norway|
|Other involved National Contact Points:||France, UK, Korea|
|Relevant chapters in the OECD Guidelines:||Chapter II General Principles, paragraph A10, A11 and Commentary 19
Chapter III Disclosure, paragraph 1, 2 and 3
Chapter IV Human Rights, paragraph 1,2,5 og 6