Information Center: Oil, 2007

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Ricardo Soares de Oliveira
June 2, 2007

The author attempts to answer the following question: ʺWhy are American, European, and Asian oil companies enthusiastically committing tens of billions of dollars of long-term investment to the Gulf of Guinea's failing states, which are characterized by ruthless elites, recurrent warfare, and some of the world's most detrimental development practices?ʺ In attempting to answer this question, the author analyzes the relationship that world powers have with countries such as Angola, Equatorial Guinea, and Nigera and what such partnerships look like.

Nicholas Shaxson
December 9, 2007

Critiques the oil infrastructure that has been established by Equatorial Guinea to support its booming oil industry. An analysis is given of the small conclaves that are created by the President in order to protect the United States citizens that work there from the harm and violence that occurs in the country.

Ken Silverstein
July 5, 2007

This article discusses how trade, investment and natural resources play a large role in determining whether dictator run countries or those with known records of human rights abuses are welcomed by the United States.

John Ghazvinian
April 9, 2007

With the advent of oil-rich African countries, this book examines the consequences that such a discovery has on the countries, while similarly detailing the extent to which kleptocracy and corruption has gripped some states. The author takes a trip into various countries, such as Equatorial Guinea, and details it within his book.

Government of Equatorial Guinea
July 30, 2007

Decree 42/2007, which regulates the participation of civil society in the implementation of the EITI in Equatorial Guinea.

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