Artisanal oil refining in the Niger Delta – connected economies (2020)

SDN has worked with SOAS University of London (UK) to help map links between artisanal oil refining and other livelihoods, and highlight the ‘benefits’ or incentives structures of those involved in this informal economy.

A wide informal economy has grown around the activities of artisanal oil refining in the Niger Delta – with both direct and indirect income opportunities. It is therefore a crutch to local economies that lack diverse employment options.

Published: 12.04.2021

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