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Entries in Sonangol (10)

Friday
Jan112019

UK Enforcement: No prison for four convicted in Bertling bribe case

Three former executives of a German logistics firm and an oil company employee they bribed were sentenced to prison in London Friday, but were spared serving any jail time when the judge suspended the sentences.

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Tuesday
Nov272018

Four more convictions in SFO investigation into FH Bertling freight contracts

The UK Serious Fraud Office said three former FH Bertling Group senior executives and a ConocoPhillips employee were convicted Tuesday for their role in a bribes-for-contracts plot.

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Wednesday
Jan312018

Cobalt says SEC ends second FCPA probe

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. said in a securities filing Tuesday that the SEC has finished its second FCPA investigation into the company's Angola operations and won't bring an enforcement action.

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Friday
Nov102017

Former SBM Offshore executives admit FCPA conspiracy

Two former executives of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore NV pleaded guilty to bribing officials at Brazil’s Petrobras and two state-owned energy firms in Africa.

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Friday
Oct202017

UK enforcement: No jail for Bertling managers after guilty pleas for Angola bribes

Three former senior employees of the F.H Bertling group who pleaded guilty to overseas bribery were given suspended jail sentences Friday in London.

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Tuesday
Sep262017

UK Enforcement: F.H Bertling and six employees guilty of overseas bribery

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday that F.H Bertling Ltd and six current and former employees were convicted of conspiracy to make corrupt payments to an agent of the Angolan state oil company, Sonangol.

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Thursday
Jul272017

Halliburton pays $29 million to settle Angola FCPA offenses

Halliburton Company paid the SEC $29.2 million in disgorgement and penalties Thursday for violating the FCPA's books and records and internal accounting controls provisions.

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Wednesday
Nov022016

Angola president appoints daughter to head national oil company

Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos may have to answer questions concerning his daughter's recent appointment as the head of state-owned Sonangol. 

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Wednesday
Jul132016

SFO charges logistics firm and seven individuals with Angola bribery

The UK Serious Fraud Office Wednesday charged logistics and freight operations company F.H. Bertling Ltd and seven individuals with bribing an agent of the Angolan state oil company, Sonangol.

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Monday
Aug182014

Cobalt, BP spent $175 million for a ‘missing’ Angola research center

Image courtesy of Sonangol via YoutubeA research center in Angola paid for by foreign oil companies who won the rights to some of the country’s 9.1 billion barrels of oil reserves can't be found, Tim Fernholz reported in Quartz.

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