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Rick Steiner: Nembe oil spill needs immediate govt, industry response

Rick Steiner

As a scientist specialising in oil spill issues globally for several decades (including in the Niger Delta), I am deeply concerned about the Santa Barbara South field, OML 29 oil and gas well blowout at Nembe LGA, Bayelsa State, Niger Delta. Prof. Rick Steiner After reviewing video of the outflow rate, the outflow is occurring under extremely high pressure. I estimate ...

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NDPC to soon resume oil exploration in Ogoniland

Ali Zara

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Monday, August 23, 2021 said it was ready to start oil exploration in Ogoniland. Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) Limited, Mr Ali Zara Managing Director of the company, Mr Ali Zara, said this during an event organised by the Ogoni Liberation ...

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Conference to address energy transition challenges – NNPC


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed optimism that the country will soon find a solution to the challenges of energy transition in the country. Mr Adokiye Tombomieye Chief Operating Officer (COO), Upstream, NNPC, Mr Adokiye Tombomieye, said this on the sidelines of the ongoing Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference in Abuja. Tombomieye said government and stakeholders in ...

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ERA urges Mobil to obey court judgement to compensate Akwa Ibom communities

Godwin Uyi Ojo

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the ExxonMobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to urgently comply with the recent Federal High Court judgement which ordered it to pay the sum of N81.9 billion as compensation for oil spills from the company’s facilities which occurred between 2000 and 2010. Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director of the Environmental ...

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Oil spill: Court orders Mobil, NNPC to pay N82bn in damages to Akwa Ibom communities

Oil spill pollution

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to pay the oil communities in Ibeno Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State a cumulative damages of N81.9 billion over oil spillage. A water body in the Niger Delta polluted by crude oil Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a judgment debt, ordered that ...

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NNPC reiterates commitment to renewable energy project

Mele Kyari

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated commitment to its partnership with the Government of Kebbi State on renewable energy projects. NNPC Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari The NNPC Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, disclosed this in a statement by the corporation’s Spokesman, Dr Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Kyari spoke when he received the ...

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