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Oil dependency

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  • Oil platforms

    Will COVID-19 leave fuel-rich African countries gasping for breath?

    As coronavirus takes its toll on Africa’s oil and gas-reliant economies, Dr Fatima Denton asks if recovery could herald an era of bold new thinking on economic diversification to reduce reliance on natural resources

    27 April 2020 | Blog | Economics
  • A fishing vessel is dwarfed by a crude oil tanker in Singapore harbour, illustrating the impact oil prices have on sustainable fisheries (Photo: Andrew Thomas, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Plunging oil prices: what happens to our oceans?

    Falling oil prices might be benefiting the UK economy, but are the world's fish stocks paying the price?

    15 February 2016 | Blog | Economics
  • Blunt instruments, crude addictions

    It’s one of the more ironic twists to the Deepwater Horizon tale. Just a few hours before the US Attorney General announced that a criminal investigation was to be brought against British Petroleum, Transoceana, and Halliburton for their roles in the Deepwater Horizon oil spillage, President Barack Obama met with his Peruvian counterpart, Alan Garcia.

    8 June 2010 | Blog | Sustainable markets
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