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Oil Theft and Insurgency on Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

By Martin W. Lewis | June 21, 2010 |

On June 18, 2010, Australian news announced that the government of Papua New Guinea had just seized a sizable tanker filled with allegedly stolen oil. Registered in the Marshall Islands, the Singapore-bound ship was carrying crude worth an estimated $A16.3 million ($14 million US). Its 20 crew members were arrested and charged with various

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