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Title:Corporate social responsibility and Chinese oil: multinationals in the oil and gas industry of Nigera: an appraisal
Author:Ekhator, Eghosa Osa
Year:2014
Periodical:Cadernos de Estudos Africanos (ISSN 1645-3794)
Issue:28
Pages:119-140
Language:Spanish
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:multinational enterprises
Chinese
petroleum industry
natural gas
responsibility
ethics
Link:http://cea.revues.org/1704
Abstract:This article focuses on the extant corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. The oil and gas sector of Nigeria has been beset by a lot of problems not limited to violence, kidnappings, eco-terrorism, and maladministration amongst others. One way of curing the inherent problems is the use of CSR by many oil multinational corporations (MNCs) operating in Nigeria. This article focuses on the Chinese oil firms operating in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria and investigates if they operate on the same basis as the Western firms. It seeks to determine whether the variants of CSR practised by non-Western firms in Nigeria have had negative or positive impacts in the oil and gas industry especially with China's contribution to Nigerian economy. [Journal abstract]
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