Testimony before the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid
by Bernard Rivers
New York, New York, United States
December 1, 1977
Rivers makes the case for an oil embargo against South Africa. He discusses the significance of foreign oil in South Africa and the role of Western oil companies, including Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, British Petroleum, Caltex Petroleum Corporation, Texaco, Standard Oil Company of California. Also discusses the National Petroleum Refiners of South Africa (Pty.) Limited (NATREF) and SASOL in South Africa. Rivers refers to the impact of economic sanctions against Rhodesia.
Used by permission of Bernard Rivers.