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Govt pledges to tackle oil spillage in Bayelsa

Timipre Sylva

Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, said the oil spill at Aiteo Eastern Exploration Company, in Basambri, Bayelsa State, would be speedily addressed. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva The minister made this known when he undertook an on-the-spot assessment of the oil spill site of the AITEO facility in ...

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Spill: Govt shuts down operations at Santa Barbara Oilfields

Sharon Ikeazor

In what looks like a proactive measure to address the recent oil spillage at Santa Barbara in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, the Federal Government has directed the exploration company, AITEO Eastern Exploration and Production Company Limited (AEEPCo), to halt operations in the area until proper investigation is carried out and adequate measures put in place to ensure ...

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NUPRC lists action plans for Santa Barbara oil spill in Balyesa

Oil spill site

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 outlined action plans to deal with the recent oil spill in Santa Barbara, Nembe, Bayelsa State, at an AITEO facility. Oil spill site The Commission also noted that its investigations into the cause(s) of the spill continued and the result would be communicated to the public when concluded. ...

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We’re seeking international expertise to halt Nembe spill, says Aiteo

Oil spill site

Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company says it is seeking foreign technical expertise to halt the ongoing oil leak at an oilfield it operates in Nembe, Bayelsa State. Oil spill site The leak occurred on Friday, November 5, 2021. Aiteo, in a statement issued by its spokesman, Mathew Ndianabasi, noted that it has intensified its response by seeking the assistance ...

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OML 29 well leak: Impacted communities express concerns over air toxicity

Oil spill site

The people of Nembe Basamri in Bayelsa State on Thursday, November 19, 2021 expressed concerns over the air toxicity following prolonged exposure to gas and crude oil leaks from a nearby oil well operated by Aiteo Eastern Exploration Company. Oil spill site The oil firm had reported a leak from an oil well at its Santa Barbra South field within ...

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Nembe spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks relief for impacted communities

Oil spill site

The Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) has demanded immediate relief to communities impacted by the current oil and gas leaks from the Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company-operated oilfield at Nembe in Bayelsa State. Oil spill site The demand is contained in a letter dated November 15, 2021, and signed by Prof Monday Gold, President; Dr Festus Odubo, Director of Community ...

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Nembe oil spill: NOSDRA says well still discharging crude

Oil spill site

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Sunday, November 14, 2021 said that the Nov. 5 oil spill which occurred at an oil well within Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 has yet to abate, 10 days on. Oil spill site NOSDRA officials, who were deployed to ascertain the cause and estimated volume of crude discharged into the ...

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Ijaw Diaspora Council urges govt, UN to end Nembe oil well leakage

oil spill

The Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) on Friday, November 12, 2021, appealed to the Federal Government and the international community to help halt ongoing oil leakage at an oil field in Nembe, Bayelsa State. Spilled crude oil spreading around a spill site The group, with headquarters in New Jersy, USA, in a statement issued and made available in Yenagoa by Pastor ...

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Gas flaring: Nembe youths shut down Shell installations

The people of Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa State have asked the management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to stop the gas flaring in their area as the act causes environmental damage to their community. Chairman, Oil and Gas Committee of Nembe Kingdom, Comrade Nengi James Eriworio, recently led the over 300 aggrieved women and youths of the community to ...

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