Stakeholders allege slow progress in Delta State
Stakeholders in Delta State have said the state is not developing as it should.
Oil spill destroys over 50 fishing settlements in Bayelsa community
The Oil and Gas Producing Areas Enlightenment and Empowerment Initiative (OGPAEEI), an NGO in Bayelsa, says over 50 fishing settlements have been destroyed by the recent oil spill in Aghoro 1 and 2 communities.
Nigeria loses N2.7b daily to Trans Ramos pipeline shut-in
With the current price of Brent crude oil at N75 per barrel during the trading hours of Monday, Nigeria is losing about N2.7 billion daily, as the 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) Trans Ramos Pipeline...
Saro-Wiwa’s associates want FG to take over Ogoni oil fields
A GROUP, Ken Saro Wiwa Associates [KSWA], has rejected a plan by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited [SPDC] to apply for the renewal of its subsisting leases over a number of Oil Mining Leases [OMLs], including OML 11 (Ogoni Fields).
Nigeria loses N63.778tr to oil production halt in Ogoni
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) started operations in Ogoni land in Rivers State in 1958, drilling a total of 96 wells to bring nine oil fields on stream.
Shell, Agip fault Amnesty’s oil spill report in Niger Delta
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) have faulted Amnesty International’s (AI’s) oil spill report against them.
Appeal court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England
Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities could not pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in the Niger Delta region.
Delta charges oil areas on peace, Asaba indigenes want federal varsity
The Delta State government at the weekend charged oil-bearing communities to create an enabling environment for foreign investors by ensuring that peace prevails in their domains.