This time in Nigeria,
Inside the Bribery Scandal Sweeping Through the Oil Industry. Shell and Eni paid $1.3 billion for oil rights in Nigeria. Whether the money was mostly a bribe is at the heart of one of the industry’s most dramatic criminal cases.
As you may recall, Petrobras to pay $2.95 billion to settle U.S. corruption lawsuit earlier this year.
The Pemex-Odebrecht cases are still in the headlines.
And who could forget the UN’s oil-for-food?
It’s enough to make one suspect that government-owned and UN-connected agencies are ripe for the picking.