4 Jul 2017
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has said that within the last six months, over 500 illegal refineries operating at various locations in the creeks of the Niger Delta region have been shut down by the Nigerian Navy (NN).
23 Jun 2017
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the refineries were located at Obaszagbon Village, in Uhumwode Local Government Area of the state. The operation was led by Mr Innocent Okodugha of the Anti-Vandal Unit of the NSCDC.
31 Mar 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has defended the Federal Government’s plan to transform illegal refineries in the Niger Delta into legal entities for proper integration of the youths in the region.
26 Mar 2017
The Bayelsa business community have commended the Federal Government’s plan to integrate illegal oil operations into the proposed modular refineries to be established in the Niger Delta.
5 Feb 2017
The Nigerian Navy has destroyed 40 illegal refineries, equipment and petroleum products valued at N3b in a special operation in the Niger Delta.