Issue 361 of New Internationalist

Reader-owned global journalism

October 2003

Pipeline cowboys

Oil pipelines bring power to the people. But which people? It's not just oil, but political power that flows through them. And that political power is working against, not for, the people in the countries where the pipelines run. This month, NI examines the world's oil pipelines and discovers how profit, power and privilege flow away from oil-rich countries in the Majority World, to the board rooms and bank accounts of the Minority World.


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