Catch Me If You Can: Exxon complicit in corrupt Liberian oil sector – Global Witness Investigation Reveals

We expose how US oil giant Exxon purchased a Liberian oil block it knew was tainted by corruption – while attacking US anti-corruption laws.

In 2013, oil giant Exxon signed a $120 million deal with the Liberian Government for an oil block it knew was tainted by corruption. As our exposé reveals, Exxon negotiated the deal despite its concern over “issues regarding US anti-corruption laws.”

Download the investigation: Catch Me If You Can: Exxon’s complicity in Liberian oil sector corruption and how its Washington lobbyists fight to keep oil deals secret

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Source: Global Witness

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.