Oil and Terrorism – Al Qaeda's Threat

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  1. Johnston, P.F.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Centre for Operational Research and Analysis, Ottawa ON (CAN)
Abstract
This Technical Memorandum discusses the nature and extent of the terrorist threat against the petroleum industry. It specifically focuses on al Qaeda’s efforts and stated intent to strike at energy infrastructure in the Middle East and in other parts of the world, including Canada, Mexico, and Venezuela. Additionally, it highlights economic costs of petro-terrorism and vulnerabilities to oil infrastructure, and suggests possible options for governments and industry to reduce the risks posed by terrorists.

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Report Number
DRDC-CORA-TM-2008-012 — Technical Memorandum
Date of publication
01 Apr 2008
Number of Pages
33
DSTKIM No
CA031030
CANDIS No
529749
Format(s):
Electronic Document(PDF)

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