Ondo oil communities threaten mass action over direct payment from derivation fund

Following the footsteps of their compatriots in Edo State, oil producing communities in Ondo State have written to President Goodluck Jonathan and threatened to...

Oil Theft In Nigeria: Which Way Is Forward?

Concern is currently at an all time high as the country’s revenue continues to dwindle due to the relentless activities of oil thieves who...

Ogoni intend to take Shell to court over assets sale

The Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State has said it would drag Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to court to stop the oil multinational...

Ogoni indigenes urge govt to implement UNEP report

Indigenes of Ogoniland, an oil rich area in Rivers State, have urged the Federal Government to implement the recommendations of the United Nations Environmental...

Edo communities demand direct control of 13% derivation proceeds

Oil producing communities in Edo State, have demanded for the direct control of proceeds from the 13 per cent derivation fund to them, calling...

Shell invested N45bn in the Niger Delta in 2012

Shell Petroleum Development Company Plc, SPDC, said it invested $281.2 million (N44.99 billion) in the Niger Delta in 2012. Speaking at the launch of its...

JTF arrested 608 suspected oil thieves, seized 24 vessels in first half of 2013

The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta code-named 'Operation Pulo Shield', said it has arrested 608 suspected oil thieves in 594 raids carried...

Chevron trains Nigerian graduates on deepwater technology

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, said it is sponsoring qualified young graduates to a training course on Remotely Operated Vehicle, ROV, overseas, as part of...

Community decries SPDC’s negligence, threatens to disrupt operations

The Peremabiri community in the Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state has threatened to disrupt operations of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)...

Vandals rupture NNPC pipeline in Lagos

Pipeline vandals ruptured a pipeline belonging to the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in Lagos on Monday, few...

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