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Madagascar to Start Distributing Crude Oil Locally and Hope to Boost Job Market

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Breaking News, Development, Economics & Business, Good News, Labor, Science

L'Express reports that the Madagascar Oil Group will start testing distribution of 55,000 to  73,000 barrels [1][fr] of crude oil from Tsimiroro [2], Madagascar onto the local market [3]. It is part of the new government strategy to ingnite economic recovery and strive for energy independence [4] [fr]. The oil exploitation is also expected to create new jobs for local staff [5] [fr] with expertise in oil extraction.