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Oil in the Niger Delta

Sweet and Sour: The Curse of Oil in the Niger Delta

October 31, 2012

Since it began producing oil in earnest in 1956, Nigeria has become the poster child for the environmental, social, and economic devastation that can be wrought by unfettered fossil fuel production.

 

From Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth

Edited by Tom Butler, Daniel Lerch and George Wuerthner