Foreign Companies In Nigeria's Niger Delta Scramble To Implement Security, Stakeholder Initiatives As Situation Threatens To Worsen

Commissioning of Nigeria's liquefied natural gas export project-shown near completion in the Bonny area after decades in the planning stage-was delayed in November 1999 because of heightened security concerns following an outbreak of violence by disgruntled local youths.Click here to enlarge imageAs high-risk a region in the oil-producing world as there is, Nigeria's Niger Delta is threatening to get worse.With its long history of intertribal feuds, poverty, disease, unemployment, crime, violence, political corruption, and environmental degradation, the Niger Delta could stand as the poster child for High-Risk Operations. And a string of incidents dating to the previous government&#...

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