Shell Nigeria: The WikiLeaks Cables

Posted: 29 Feb 2012

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Sandra J. Sucher

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Rebecca M. Henderson

Harvard Business School; NBER

Matthew Preble

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Date Written: April 11, 2011

Abstract

In November 2010, WikiLeaks began releasing the first of hundreds of thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables that it had obtained. Among the thousands of cables published by early 2011, were several that shed light on Royal Dutch Shell's operations in Nigeria and its relationship with the Nigerian government.

Learning Objective: To offer insight into Royal Dutch Shell's operations in Nigeria as revealed in the WikiLeaks cables.

Suggested Citation

Sucher, Sandra J. and Henderson, Rebecca M. and Preble, Matthew, Shell Nigeria: The WikiLeaks Cables (April 11, 2011). Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 311-084. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2013336

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Rebecca M. Henderson

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Matthew Preble

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