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Abstract

The case describes how the US-based oil ExxonMobil acquired an oil block in Liberia, a war-torn African country, by bribing the officials. The block itself was the subject of a major controversy, as it was owned by politicians and ministers in the country. The issue was brought out by an advocacy group, leading to a probe.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate and executive education courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2011-2018.

Geographical setting

Region:
Africa
Country:
Liberia

Featured company

ExxonMobil
Employees:
10000+
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Energy

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Abstract

The case describes how the US-based oil ExxonMobil acquired an oil block in Liberia, a war-torn African country, by bribing the officials. The block itself was the subject of a major controversy, as it was owned by politicians and ministers in the country. The issue was brought out by an advocacy group, leading to a probe.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate and executive education courses.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2011-2018.

Geographical setting

Region:
Africa
Country:
Liberia

Featured company

ExxonMobil
Employees:
10000+
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Energy

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