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NOSDRA, environmentalists, trace Bayelsa oil spill to Conoil’s facility

Offshore Oil Platform

Investigations into the Jan. 16, 2021 oil spill around the Funiwa offshore facilities off the Bayelsa Atlantic coastline has taken regulators and environmentalists beyond Chevron’s facilities to nearby “Auntie Julie platform”. An offshore Oil Platform The team, which had on Jan. 23 visited communities affected by the oil spill in Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, on Friday, Jan. ...

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Fishermen report oil spill at Chevron’s facility in Bayelsa coastline

Oil Spill

Fishermen, operating on the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean near Bayelsa State, have reported an oil leakage from the Funiwa oilfield operated by Chevron Nigeria (CNL). Oil spill polluting a water body Some fishermen from Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa raised the alarm in a chat with newsmen on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Yenagoa, the ...

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NOSDRA, environmentalists decry oil spill in Conoil facility in Bayelsa


The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and  environmentalists have expressed concern over the environmental impact of Conoil Producing Limited’s operations in Bayelsa State. Mike Adenuga Towers on Victoria island in Lagos houses Conoil’s corporate head offices The concern was raised over the firm’s alleged insensitivity to the sustenance of the environment where it operates, and perceived failure ...

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Bayelsa community laments as Conoil spill leaves trail of dead fish

Dead fish

Three months after an oil spill that occurred from a facility operated by the Consolidated Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited (Conoil) in Sangana Community, Akassa Kingdom, Brass Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State, the oil firm is reportedly yet to respond to the incident. Chairman of the Fishing Union, Ikonikumo Noel, raises remains of a dead fish This is ...

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NOSDRA sanctions Conoil, confirms fresh leak from firm’s field in Bayelsa

Aunty Julie platform

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 said it has detected a leak from an under sea well head located in the shallow waters near the Atlantic coastline of Bayelsa State. Conoil’s Aunty Julie platform Mr Idris Musa, Director-General of NOSDRA, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, said the leak emanated from Conoils’s  ...

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