Model for relations with indigenous people key to ARCO's Ecuadorian rain forest oil project

04/13/1998
Ecuadorian Indians travel by canoe on the Napo River near ARCO's proposed oil field development in Ecuador's Oriente region. Indigenous peoples at first opposed oil field development near their habitat, spurring ARCO to create a new model for environmental/social risk mitigation in the rain forest and setting the stage for an agreement allowing the project to proceed. Photo courtesy of Terra Group. Sixto Mendez ARCO Oriente Inc. Quito Jennifer Parnell ARCO International Oil & Gas Co. Plano, Tex. Susan Reider, Robert Wasserstrom The Terra Group Houston On Mar. 4, 1994, an unusual meeting took place at ARCO Internatio...
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