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Southwest Asia & North Africa

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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 1000
Professor
Elizabeth Lunstrum
Semester
Fall

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Southwest AsiaNorth Africa Oil Rich Water PoorGeography of Oil y Southwest Asia and North Africa has 60 of the worlds oil supplyy Saudi Arabia itself has 20 of the worlds oil supply y Although the region is very wealthyOil and Wealth Landscapes of Luxury y Wealthiest countries in these North Africa and Southwest Asia regions export the most oil y Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the worldOil and Wealth Conflict y Unequal distribution of the wealthy Most of the money comes from oil and is being distributed amongst the rich and elite y Dubai 2007 foreign workers went on strike due to the low wages for oil workersOil PowerGeopolitical Conflict y OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries y Control of oil by foreign companies resistance
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