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2 March 2023

Congo: European oil companies’ secret interests with ruling family

Maxence Peigné || ""
Maxence Peigné
Amund Trellevik || ""
Amund Trellevik
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Leïla Miñano
Investigate Europe can reveal how the daughter of Congo-Brazzaville's president secretly obtained 15 per cent in a subsidiary of Oslo-listed Petronor, a minority partner in a lucrative drilling licence. Thanks to a backstage deal, Julienne Sassou-Nguesso was entitled to millions in dividends from the oil field operated by energy giant Perenco. Others involved in the scheme include the president's son-in-law and the leader of a political party.
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