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Illegal Refineries

30 Oct 2020
The troops of ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have recorded significant successes in the fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and oil bunkering in the last one week.
18 Sep 2020
The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and other criminal activities in the country.
22 May 2020
The Nigerian Navy, Friday said it has destroyed a total number of 2,287 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta region between 2015 -2019.
29 Apr 2020
Troops of Operation Delta Safe fighting illegal oil bunkering and sea piracy, among other maritime crimes, have rescued 15 abducted persons who were held hostage in five speedboats after an encounter.
22 Dec 2019
The Central Naval Command (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy, at the weekend, disclosed that its operation in the Niger Delta destroyed 124 illegal refineries...
6 Oct 2019
The Joint Task Force (JTF) military operation in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Save, said it has arrested 555 suspects involved in oil theft...
29 May 2019
The Nigerian Army has said it destroyed no fewer than 120 illegal refining sites in the Niger Delta, insisting that its action was in line with its mandate to curb economic sabotage and insecurity in the country. Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, explained that following intensified coordinated anti-illegal oil bunkering and…
3 Dec 2018
Over 100 illegal refining camps were destroyed at weekend by the Nigerian Navy as part of its fight against oil thieves and illegal refineries in the Niger Delta.
15 Feb 2018
The OPDS team, constituting the Nigerian Navy, Army, Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Custom Service personnel, was led by OPDS MARITIME Component Commander, Commodore Adebamiji Ololowo.
19 Jan 2018
Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, the outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Calabar, says the command destroyed no fewer than 150 illegal refineries between June 2017 and January 2018.
9 Jan 2018
Illegal refining of crude oil in the Niger Delta region may continue longer than anticipated due to the failure of the Federal Government to unveil solutions it earlier promised to stop the menace.
13 Nov 2017
The Executive Director of Niger Delta Budget Monitoring Group, Dr. George-Hill Anthony, who spoke at a policy dialogue meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, which was rounded off at the weekend, said that the operations of artisanal refineries are threats to the aviation sector if not checkmated.  

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