Fresh delay in Eni and Shell Nigeria kickbacks trial
A trial for oil giants Eni and Shell over alleged kickbacks paid during the purchase of an offshore oilfield in Nigeria was Monday pushed back to 20 June awaiting a ruling on an appeal made by Shell.
SNEPCo, partners boost training of young scientists in Abia
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria (SNEPCo) and its partners have built and donated a fully furnished and equipped multimillion Naira Integrated Science Laboratories Block to Aggrey Memorial (Model) College Arochukwu, Abia state. The Principal of the college, Ugbuta Chukwuemeka Peter said the laboratories will facilitate improved teaching and learning of sciences not…
Shell’s fresh bid for Ogoni oilfield stirs tension
An atmosphere of unrest is looming over Ogoni land, following the renewal request by Shell Petroleum Development Company for Oil Mining Leases (OML11).
ERA/FoEN tasks Shell, multi national firms on environmental justice
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has tasked Shell and other oil multi-national companies to respect environmental rights in order to prevent runaway climate change.
Oil communities allege discrimination, non-payment of landowners by Shell
Representatives of oil producing communities in Delta State yesterday protested at the National Assembly against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)’s discriminatory and non-payment of rentals to land owners. The protesters acted under the aegis of the Niger Delta Landlords of Shell Petroleum Development Company. They accused the oil company of divide-and-rule; warning that the discriminatory…
Eni and Shell go on trial over Nigeria kickback scandal
Oil giants Eni and Shell go on trial in Milan on Monday, charged with bribery and corruption in the purchase of an offshore oilfield in Nigeria.
Five months after, oil community still occupies flow station, wants Shell out
Kula Kingdom in Akuku-Toru Local Government of Area of Rivers State, hosting OML 25 operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), is still occupying the flow station five months after. The community reiterated its position that they no longer want Shell to operate in their land, urging the Federal Government to replace the company with…
Powering London buses with coffee waste: How Shell’s partnership may shape future energy
History was made in London on Monday, November 20, when Shell partnered the Founder/Vice Chairman of Bio-bean, Arthur Kay, to industrialise the process of turning coffee waste grounds into advanced biofuels and biochemical, which could be used as alternative source of fuel to power buses. Kay spoke with our London correspondent, Tunde Oyedoyin, about this…
Eni and Shell to stand trial in Italy over Nigeria kickback scandal
Italian giant Eni and fellow petroleum company Shell will stand trial in Italy over allegations of bribery and corruption in the 2011 purchase of an offshore oil block in Nigeria.