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6 Sep 2021
Stakeholders of Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State have expressed concern over killings in the area, warning those involved in the dastardly act to desist forthwith or face community action and the full weight of the law.
30 Jul 2021
The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) has expressed confidence that the future of oil and gas exploration is bright amid the global energy transition.
26 Aug 2020
Stakeholders in the petroleum exploration industry have reiterated the need to harness opportunities offered by new data and modelling techniques in making key investment and well drilling decisions.
23 Jan 2020
Globally, about $25 billion to $30 billion will be spent on oil exploration activities although cost efficiency challenges may slip by as much as 15 per cent.
8 Oct 2019
Host communities of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 have decried a lack of electricity for about 50 years of oil exploration activities in their oil-bearing communities.
5 Oct 2019
Concerned that the 13 per cent derivation has not been helpful in distributing the benefits oil exploration to bearing communities, Niger Delta governors have been urged to set up an intervention agency.
31 Jul 2019
Experts in the maritime sector have called for safer waterways to harness the enormous wealth from the sea and ocean. The experts, who gathered at the 2019 African Day of the Seas and Oceans, in Lagos, added that biodiversity of the ecosystem has been facing serious challenges due to human activities ranging from construction, unhealthy agricultural practices, irrigation, oil exploration, exploitation and transportation, dumping of toxic waste, to unregulated fishing.
16 Jul 2019
The Federation of Ogoni Women’s Association (FOWA) yesterday said they would resist further oil exploration in Ogoniland.
10 Jul 2019
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has warned against a possible crackdown on the Ogoni people to forcefully resume oil exploration in the area. President of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke, while addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, claimed allies of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) disguised as Ogoni leaders to champion the plan. He…
16 Jul 2018
No fewer than 6.5million people involved in fishing-related activities in the Niger Delta have been threatened by the oil exploration.Renowned environmentalist, Nnimmo Bassey, disclosed this in a paper delivered at a summit in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
28 Aug 2016
Following recent earth tremors in parts of the country, some scientist have warned that earthquakes can be triggered by oil and gas exploration in the Niger Delta.
23 May 2016
The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed, said this when she featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

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