In the oil-producing countries of Latin America, struggles over oil raise a host of fundamental questions: Who profits? Who bears the costs? Who determines to what uses the profits are put? Who decides where, when and how to explore, drill, pump and sell, and what should be done about communities that resist exploration? To whom does the subsoil—and the land and oceans themselves—belong? This Report explores these questions.
Well of Contention: Oil In The Americas