KTNC Watch – Samsung Heavy Industries, Total, Total E&P Norge, Equinor and TechnipFMC
Korean Transnational Corporations Watch and Samsung Heavy Industries Martin Linge Project Crane Accident Workers Support Team allege that Samsung Heavy Industries, Total, Total E&P Norge, Equinor and TechnipFMC have violated the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises during construction of an oil platform for the Martin Linge Project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The complainants assert that the enterprises have not observed the OECD Guidelines with reference to the chapters on general policies, disclosure and human rights.
Norway NCP is lead NCP for handling the case concerning the enterprises based in Europe, in collaboration with France and UK NCPs. Norway NCP is in dialogue with Korea NCP, which has accepted the complaint and will handle it with reference to the Korean enterprise, Samsung Heavy Industries.
|Received:||20 March 2019|
|Sector:||Oil and gas|
|Company:||Total, Total E&P Norge, Equinor and TechnipFMC|
|Complainant:||Korean Transnational Corporations Watch and Samsung Heavy Industries Martin Linge Project Crane Accident Workers Support Team|
|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, A12 and A13
Chapter III Disclosure, paragraph 1
Chapter IV Human Rights, paragraph 1 and 4