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Shell Records 51 Leaks in Niger Delta in 2021

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says it has so far recorded 51 leaks from its oil production activities in the Niger Delta in 2021. According to data obtained from the oil firm on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 44 of the spill incidents were traced to sabotage by vandals. The firm said that seven of the leaks were caused ...

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World Environment Day: NNPC Committed To Sustainable Environment – Kyari

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it remains committed to the promotion of sustainable environment across its operations in the country. It stressed that its energy transition programme and support for carbon neutral projects are clear examples of its avowed commitment. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mallam Mele Kyari, stated this at an event organized by the ...

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ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION AND LIVING IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), joins the global community in commemorating this year’s world environment day with the theme ‘Ecosystem Restoration.’ The United Nations has set aside June 5, every year as a day of shared global reflection and action towards protecting our environment. This year’s world environment day theme is incredibly significant because it calls ...

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Chevron Commits to Ecosystem Restoration – MD

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) says it is committed to ecosystem restoration through its environmental management policy and practices that supports environmental stewardship and sustainable development. CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Rick Kennedy, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in commemoration of the World Environment Day marked annually on June 5. TBI Africa reports that the theme for ...

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Nigeria Inaugurates Committee to Protect Ozone Layer

The Federal Ministry of Environment in Nigeria has inaugurated the project steering committee on the phasing out of the chemicals that deplete the earth’s ozone layer. The stage II of the Hydro chlorofluorocarbons Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) is aimed at protectong the ozone layer. Inaugurating the committee on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in Abuja, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Environment, ...

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Total Transforms to TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. The company has 105,000 employees that are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable ...

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Shell Divestment Plans Targeted at Evading Clean Up Responsibility, Groups Tell FG

Civil society groups in Nigeria have urged the Nigerian government to compel Shell to clean up the massive pollution its extractive activities have created in the Niger Delta and cautioned that the company’s plans to move offshore is only targeted at evading the scrutiny that its onshore activities have attracted. Three organisations – Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Corporate ...

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G7 Ministers Pledge to Stop Financing Coal Based Power

Following two days of virtual consultations chaired by the United Kingdom, environment and climate ministers from Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and the EU have agreed on ambitious joint goals and measures, chief amongst which is a pledge to cease investments in coal. This is the first time that combating climate change has been ...

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NLNG Targets Eradication of Malaria from Bonny Island by 2030

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited says it is targeting to make its host community, Bonny Island in Rivers State, free of Malaria by 2030 towards its vision of developing the island into a megacity. A statement posted on the NLNG website on Thursday said the Managing Director of NLNG, Mr Tony Attah, made this known during a recent ...

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