News Feed: Oil


Guyana at a Turning Point

With the discovery of a massive offshore oil field, Guyana is on the cusp of a major oil boom. Will Guyana avoid the “resource curse?”


Humanitarian Crisis in Peruvian Amazon

The Northern Peruvian Pipeline hemmorhaged oil into Peru’s Marañon River for the fourth time, affecting the indigenous communities that live along its shores.


Simpson Thacher Negotiates $30M Peruvian Remediation Plan

S. Todd Crider—Partner at Simpson Thacher and Vice-chair of Rainforest Foundation US’s Board of Directors—helps secure a commitment from the Peruvian government to improve land titling, environmental remediation, and basic services for indigenous communities in the Amazon rainforest.