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Oil Stains Don’t Wash Away

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 16, 2001: In Nigeria, My ‘Fixers’ Keep Me Alive

Located in Western Africa along the Atlantic coast, Nigeria produces around 2.2 million barrels of oil per day. It is the eighth-largest oil exporter in the world, and the fifth-largest supplier of oil to the United States. This oil comes from an area in the south of the country called the Niger Delta.

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