NIGERIA: AMBASSADOR ENCOURAGES OIL COMPANIES TO BROADEN THEIR POLITICAL BASE

NIGERIA: AMBASSADOR ENCOURAGES OIL COMPANIES TO BROADEN THEIR POLITICAL BASE

1. (SBU) Summary: Ambassador and Lagos Consul General attended a dinner hosted by the Regional Vice President for Shell Africa, Ann Pickard on February 26. The dinner brought together the managing directors and senior executives from Chevron, Total, Schlumberger, Halliburton and ExxonMobil. The executives noted their concern with the Nigerian petroleum industry and local content bills, which the executives claim would discourage investment and petroleum development in Nigeria. The Ambassador said to effectively engage the…

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HALLIBURTON SERIES: C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION AISHA BUHARI

HALLIBURTON SERIES: C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION AISHA BUHARI

C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 03 ABUJA 001663 SIPDIS E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/27/2014 TAGS: BEXP, ETRD, ECON, PREL, NI, OIL SUBJECT: (U) GON DIRECTIVE COULD COMPEL HALLIBURTON TO WITHDRAW FROM NIGERIA (U) Classified by Ambassador for reason 1.5 (d). (U) This is a joint Consulate General Lagos – Embassy Abuja cable. 1. (C) Summary: Recent GON decisions banning Halliburton from receiving new government contracts and…

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