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By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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Written by: Abdulkadir Abiikar Abdulkadir Abiikar Hussein is a blogger interested in writing about Somali hydrocarbon (oil and gas), mineral and water resources. In addition, Mr. Hussein practised geo-engineering in various capacities from foundation, site engineering, aggregates and quarries, geo-ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2012
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By: EIA Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has been a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 1971. In 2011, Nigeria produced about 2.53 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of total liquids, well below its oil production capacity of over 3 million bbl/d, du...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Nnimmo Bassey Shell’s reaction to the fine announced by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over its Bonga oil spill of December 2011 is in line with the oil companies’ stance of avoiding responsibility whenever possible. We recall the case of the Ijaw Aborigines who took th...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 25th, 2012
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Since the demise of Biafra after the civil war in Nigeria, efforts have been made to obliterate the bane from the map and the preferred name of that part of the Atlantic Ocean is the Gulf of Guinea. However, another war has been raging here and continues unabated. It is an ecological war. Internation...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2012
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by Michael Keating, The Guardian In 2010 the world watched in horror as the Gulf of Mexico filled with 5m barrels of oil from an undersea leak caused by the careless handling of equipment on the part of BP and its partner Halliburton. Shocking images of uncontrolled spillage erupting from the ocean f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 2nd, 2012
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By Sokari Ekine, Red Pepper The Niger Delta has been at the centre of Nigeria’s post‑independence military project from the first coup in 1966 through to the present. To the outside world it remained a forgotten outpost, however, until the 1990s and the rise of the Movement for the Survival of the Og...
By benim
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Nov 10th, 2011
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Royal Dutch Shell’s failure to mop up two oil spills in the Niger Delta has caused huge suffering to locals whose fisheries and farmland were poisoned, and it must pay $1 billion to start cleaning up the region, Amnesty International said on Thursday. A spokesman for Shell said the company had ...
By benim
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Oct 21st, 2011
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Chicago – A Nigerian tribal king filed a lawsuit in a US court seeking $1bn from Royal Dutch Shell to compensate for decades of pollution that sickened his people and damaged their lands, his lawyer said on Thursday. The suit was filed a day after the US Supreme Court said it will consider a la...