Among the top 10 countries that produce oil, including the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, Saudi Arabia, Canada, etc., there are no frequent reports of oil spills compared to Nigeria where oil spills occur increasingly.
Three weeks after fresh oil spills were detected in two separate sites in Eteo and Aleto communities, Eleme Local Council of Rivers State, crisis seems to be brewing due to failure of the National Oil Spill Detection Agency (NOSDRA) to come up with an integrated report with other members of the Joint Investigation Team (JIV).
A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has re-affirmed the order for the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to stop the termination of the GSA Logistics Services Contracts handled by indigenous contractors from oil host communities in the region.
Umbrella body of Ijaw youths, Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), has threatened to shutdown exploration activities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over alleged violation of Nigerian Content Laws, which deprived host communities and local contractors in the oil and gas sector of jobs and others.
Shell’s report on payments to governments has indicated that the Federal Government earned $4.5b from the oil multinational in the 2022 fiscal year.
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says investigation into Friday’s explosion at the Rumuekpe section of Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) in Rivers is underway. The Police in Rivers had confirmed that no fewer than 10 persons died on Friday following an explosion near the TNP in Rumuekpe, Rivers. Mr Idris Musa, Director-General…
A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has issued an order restraining Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) from interfering with the Government of Rivers State’s title, right and interest over fixed landed assets comprised in Kidney Island Base, Port Harcourt and interests in Lands comprised in OML 11.
23 Dec 2022
Shell said Friday it will pay 15 million euros to Nigerian farmers to compensate them for damage from pipeline leaks. A Dutch appeals court ruled last year, following 13 years of legal battles, that Shell's Nigerian branch must pay out for a series of leaks and that the parent company must install new pipeline equipment…
22 Sep 2022
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says there are about 265 illegal refineries in the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) corridor alone as Nigeria continues to grapple with oil theft.
11 Sep 2022
The Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has explained what Nigeria stands to gain after the construction of a multi-billion naira Assa North/Ohaji South Gas Plant in Imo State, expected to be completed by 2024.
6 Sep 2022
Indigenes of Bodo community in Gokhana Council of Rivers State have lamented effects of oil spillage in the area. Community members blamed their woes on failed facilities owned and managed by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
26 Aug 2022
After two years of putting on hold construction work of the multi-billion naira Assa North/Ohaji South Gas Development Project in Ohaji/Egbema Council of Imo State, the Shell Petroleum Development Company ...