The Atlantic Council, the American think tank in the field of international affairs has it that oil theft is fuelling terrorist groups and drug cartels. Their report states that Mexican drug gangs can earn $90,000 in 7minutes from tapping a pipeline of refined oil while insurgents in Nigeria financially benefit from a share of the third of Nigeria’s refined oil export that is lost to oil theft.

Listen in to my interview on oil theft with the environmental rights activist, Fyneface Dumnamene as we provide context to a critical global issue affecting the global economy and global security.


September 2017