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25 Nov 2020
Unidentified persons have reportedly attacked oil facilities operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ikarama Community in Yenagoa Council Area of Bayelsa State.
15 Oct 2020
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Tuesday, picketed an oil and gas firm, BakerHughes Nigeria, over alleged anti-labour practices.   The union also exposed the firm’s disregard for Nigeria’s labour laws as it locked out about 64 employees of the organisation, including members of the union.   PENGASSAN, in a statement,…
9 Oct 2020
•Bayelsa vows to resist water resources bill •Decommission facilities in N’Delta, ERA tells Shell Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, says there is an urgent need to review the existing revenue allocation formula in favour of states and councils in the country. When the National Executive Council (NEC) of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria…
1 Jan 2020
Governor Nyesom Wike has vowed to resist alleged attempts by neighbours to annex oil wells belonging to Rivers State.
19 Nov 2019
Experts have raised concern over indiscriminate discharge of contaminated water by some oil companies in the country, urging the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to be firm in monitoring their activities.
29 Oct 2019
Members of the Ogoni Peoples Assembly yesterday applauded the Federal Government on the decision to resume exploratory activities in their area. Mr. Probel Williams, who spoke with reporters on behalf of the group in Abuja,
24 Oct 2019
The Delta Government has resolved the dispute between the management of WHASSAN and staff over alleged welfare issues that had halted work at Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) Forcados Export Terminal in Burutu Local Council of the state.
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.
1 Oct 2019
Council of Ethnic Youth Leaders of Nigeria has sued Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged illicit crude oil deals.
25 Aug 2019
The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has bemoaned a court order directing the Federal Government to renew the Oil Mining Licence...
18 Jul 2019
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has disclosed that it screened and treated about 20,000 persons from oil-bearing communities in Ohaji, Imo State, of various ailments under its Community Care Programme.
1 Jul 2019
Host communities in OML 25 yesterday accused officials of the Rivers State government of receiving a $5 million bribe from operator of the oil facility, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), during their mediation in the face-off between them and the Dutch multinational. A statement by 11 royal fathers from the host communities of Belema, Offoin-Ama…


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