Don’t conceal analysis of fresh crude oil spill, ERA tells NOSDRA
The Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and the Bayelsa State...
Chevron denies responsibility over Bayelsa oil spill
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) declared on Friday that reported leaks near its operational areas at Funiwa offshore facilities off the Atlantic coast were not from its facilities.
NOSDRA admits error in Shell’s Angiama oil spill report
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), has admitted its error in a tweet alleging that the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited...
HOMEF wants stiffer penalties for oil spillage
The Director, Health Mother Earth Foundation, (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey has charged the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) to ensure less pollution in the Niger Delta region.
‘New oil finds pose fresh environmental challenges to communities’
If the current legislative and institutional frameworks are not reviewed, states and communities outside the Niger Delta where oil and gas deposits have been found in commercial quantities in recent times
NAOC blames delayed response to Taylor Creek oilfield leaks on security concerns
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has explained that the delay in the Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) and fixing of vandalised pipelines at its Taylor Creek oilfields...
How oil companies evade over N258b gas flare penalty yearly
There are indications that oil companies operating in the country may be evading gas flare penalty, and this development has led the country to losing as much as N258b yearly, which would have accrued after a review of fiscal penalty, fine of $3.50 per 1, 000 standard cubic feet (scf) of gas flared.
Environmentalists fault NOSDRA’s report on massive fish deaths in Niger Delta, seek further investigations
Environmentalists have described as diversionary, the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency’s (NOSDRA) report on massive death of fish along Niger Delta coastlines.