It was a scorcher at Mobil's Port Stanvac refinery in Adelaide, Australia today, where five Greenpeace activists spent six hours on an oil tanker anchored off port.
Greenpeace activists prevent the oil tanker ' STOLT AUSTRALIA' from delivering shale oil to the Mobil oil refinery in South Australia
One activist was locked to the anchor chain off the side of the
vessel, an oil tanker delivering a shipment of shale oil to a Mobil
oil refinery in South Australia.
The activists were on the ship from 7am to 1pm, one of them
locked to the anchor chain off the side of the vessel. It was an
uncomfortable wait as the heat of the day set in.
Mobil, also known as ExxonMobil and Esso, is the subject of an
international Greenpeace campaign because it is the oil company
with the worst position on climate change. Mobil was behind the US
Government's rejection of the Kyoto Protocol, denies that burning
fossil fuels causes climate change and refuses to invest in clean
Find out more our global campaign against ExxonMobil/ Esso from