World Bank, Nigeria partner on gas flaring initiative

Nigeria is set to work closely with the World Bank to curb gas flaring from oil fields in the Niger Delta region, Leadership reports. The...

33 aggrieved Delta Ijaw communities write NNPC over oil spills

Thirty-three aggrieved Ijaw Communities of Gbramatu Kingdom in Delta State weekend sent a protest letter to the authorities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

Oil spillage: EFO turns down group’s request for N750m palliative

The Ecological Fund Office has turned down the N750m fund request from the leaders of the 350 communities affected by the massive crude oil...

Illegal refining threatens $1bn Ogoni cleanup exercise

Addressing State House reporters at the weekend, the coordinator for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, (HYPREP), Marvin Dekilby, said activities of illegal and artisanal...

Reps investigate Agip over dumping of toxic waste

The House of Representatives have detailed it’s Committee on Environment to investigate allegations that the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) dumped about 469 tons...

Shell begins crude recovery operation at Kolo Creek

The management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) have said that it has commenced the recovery of spilled crude following leak from its Kolo...

Oil thieves spill 500 barrels in Adibawa – Shell

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria has raised the alarm over the rising oil theft-related spills at the Adibawa field. The Nigerian subsidiary of...

New oil spill from SPDC facility hits Bayelsa community

An oil spill from a Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) facility has been reported along Jalingo settlement near Nembe Creek in Nembe Local Government...

Bayelsa dissatisfied with Shell’s response to oil spills in the state

The Bayelsa State Government has expressed dissatisfaction with the response of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), to frequent oil spills in the state, Vanguard...

FG to compel oil companies to guarantee safe environment

Worried by the degree  of environmental degradation suffered as a result of oil exploration in the Niger Delta areas, the Federal Government has taken...

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