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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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Environmentalists, regulators visit spill impacted communities in Bayelsa

Idris Musa

Preliminary investigations into the Jan. 16, oil spill near Funiwa offshore facilities off the Atlantic coast, got underway on Friday, January 22, 2021 with a visit by Bayelsa State Government officials, regulatory agencies and representatives of impacted communities. Idris Musa, Director-General of NOSDRA Fishermen around the Atlantic Ocean coastline had on Jan. 17 sighted and reported an oil leak suspected ...

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Funiwa offshore spill: Environmentalist seeks stringent regulation for operators

Alagoa Morris

An environmental rights activist, Mr Alagoa Morris, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 called for stringent regulation of activities of oil firms operating offshore in the nation’s territorial waters. Alagoa Morris In an interview in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Morris noted that recent incidents had shown that oil and gas exploration at offshore fields comes with greater risks to the maritime environment. ...

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