TITLE

Oil potential could provide catalyst for change

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Neil
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Middle East;Jan2003, Issue 330, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an annual agreement between the Moroccan state oil company Onarep and the U.S. and French oil firms, under which the latter will explore the Dakhla coast, Western Sahara, for possible oil reserves. Criticism of the agreement by foreign governments and local Saharawi groups; Impact of controversy over sovereignty of the Western Sahara on oil exploration programs in the region.
ACCESSION #
8909232

 

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