Sudan experience offers corporate-responsibility lessons, opportunities

Approximately 15,000 people have been vaccinated against six communicable disease at Talisman clinics in Sudan.Click here to enlarge imageAs existing hydrocarbon basins mature, the hunt for substantial new reserves often requires companies to explore and operate in less-developed countries. These may not enjoy internal peace and stability and have often not benefited from technological advances. Parts of the world that offer some of the best potential for finding and developing large petroleum reserves are areas with barriers to entry.Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, has been learning just how controversial it can be to do business in Sudan, a country that has struggled with famine, inter...

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