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Downstream Oil Theft: Countermeasures and Good Practices

Downstream Oil Theft: Countermeasures and Good Practices

Full Title: Downstream Oil Theft: Countermeasures and Good Practices
Author(s): Dr. David Soud, Dr. Ian Ralby, and Rohini Ralby
Publisher(s): Atlantic Council Global Energy Center
Publication Date: May 16, 2020
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Description (excerpt):

Downstream oil theft has become a global problem. Since most of the world’s energy systems still rely on oil, fuel smugglers are nearly always able to find markets for their goods. Moreover, since oil is not inherently illegal, it is generally an easy product to move, buy, and sell. Profits from oil theft are frequently used to fund terrorism and other illegal activities.

The new Atlantic Council Global Energy Report by Dr. David Soud, Downstream Oil Theft: Countermeasures and Good Practices, provides an in-depth look at how governments—from militaries to law enforcement officials—along with other stakeholders can anticipate and intercept instances of downstream oil theft. The report offers a range of methods to counter oil theft, which range from fuel marking and other technologies to transnational

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