Danish businessman at the center of controversial oil trade in West Africa

What at first looked like an ordinary oil trade in West Africa has developed into a court dispute in London, Dubai, and Lagos. ShippingWatch has reconstructed the events which involve Danish businessman Jesper Øhlenschlæger, tax shelter company Nordic Oil & Gas, bunker company Endofa, and carrier d'Amico.
Jesper Øhlenschlæger is former CEO and co-owner of wind turbine firm Skykon. He is currently active in buying and selling commodities in West Africa. | Photo: Gregers Tycho/Polfoto/Arkiv
Jesper Øhlenschlæger is former CEO and co-owner of wind turbine firm Skykon. He is currently active in buying and selling commodities in West Africa. | Photo: Gregers Tycho/Polfoto/Arkiv

A Danish businessman is being accused of leaving behind a million dollar bill in a controversial oil trade in Ghana in which he was apparently acting on behalf of a Saudi Arabian tax shelter company.

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