Nigeria: Endless Oil Spills (Enhanced DVD)

Nigeria: Endless Oil Spills (Enhanced DVD)
The crude oil mining industry has become Nigeria's primary source of economic revenue but has also caused a tremendous amount of upheaval and environmental consequences in the region. While the Nigerian government and rebel forces fight each other for control of the pipelines, the corporations responsible for their maintenance have all too often fallen short of their promises. This 22 minute documentary examines the many cases of oil spills that occurred in this country between 2003 and 2009 along with the complex ecological, economic and social ramifications that oil production in the region has caused. Learn the facts about the history of crude oil mining in Nigeria, the environmental impact of spills, and what the future holds for this African nation.
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Product Description:

With a vast majority of Nigeria's economy relying on the production of crude oil, a variety of complex social, commercial and ecological have emerged. This 22 minute documentary sheds light onto the oil industry in the region, the violence it creates among rebel groups seeking to control production, and the environmental damage caused by the many oil spills that occurred there between 2003 and 2009. This eye opening film provides engaging insights into corporate influences in the region and military conflicts caused by the country's crude oil mining industry. As this documentary illustrates, finding who to blame for neglected oil pipelines, environmental damage and armed conflict over this resource can be a challenge. However, viewers can expect to learn a tremendous amount regarding the role of oil in Nigeria and how it has impacted the lives of so many in the country. Draw your own conclusions about Nigeria's crude oil mining industry in this engaging program that seeks to get answers to all the tough questions and challenges this African nation is confronting.

Nigeria: Endless Oil Spills

  • Enhanced DVD
  • ISBN: 978-1-61753-535-2
  • Run Time: 22 Minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2012
  • CC

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