Dirty Business in African Oil

Pétrole (STILL)

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Why would the world's big oil companies traffic in dirty oil in Africa? Taking advantage of extremely lax anti-pollution standards, major Swiss traders mix low-grade oil products to flood West Africa with fuel containing more than 300 times the level of sulphur as European diesel oil. Our reporters investigate Ghana's dirty oil business: it's legal, it's lucrative and it smells bad.

52 min
French, English subtitles