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Oil and Gas Investor

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Christopher Hindle, Daniella Woldemichael

Nigeria Oil & Gas 2009 OGI Release

January 05, 2009

Few countries have suffered “the curse of the black gold” as much as Nigeria. Corruption and poverty across the nation and violence in the country’s main producing area, the Niger Delta, have cast a shadow over this, Africa’s most populous nation. Yet, many in the country’s oil and gas industry maintain that there is huge opportunity for both the nation and its operators in a sector undergoing slow, but steady, transformation. This special report looks at the state of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry and the promise it holds.

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