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SPDC Dismisses Alleged Staff Involvement in Pipeline Vandalism

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has dismissed a report alleging that its staff were involved in crude oil pipeline vandalism for a gain, describing the report as lacking substance and without proof. “SPDC does not have any formal report of named SPDC staff members or contractors involved in pipeline vandalism or crude oil theft,” SPDC’s Media ...

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Abereke Host Communities Demand Chevron Intervention Over Fire Outbreak and Explosion

……write Senate President over Chevron Negligence……… …….by James Ikenna……… The people of Abereke and Abereke Seaside Communities in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo State have called on the President of the Nigerian Senate to save them from the recent Chevron Nigeria Limited, fire outbreak coming from oil explsion at it’s Ojumole oil Wells and pipelines in the local government The ...

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Fire Incident at OVH Energy, Terminal 1

OVH Energy Marketing confirm reports of fire incident at its terminal 1, in Apapa, Lagos. Preliminary information about the incident reveals that the fire started in a tank within the terminal. Whilst an investigation has been launched to ascertain more detail, the company’s team of professional fire fighters were on ground to manage the incident. The company in a press ...

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Total E & P Provides Relief Materials to Host Community Ravaged by Flood

…..by Jenifer Dike……….Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited has provided Relief Materials to it’s host communities in the Oil Mining Lease (OML-58) opetated by the french oil firm that were ravaged by flood. The nine communities which include Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State took delivery of various relief materials from Total E & P aimed at mitigating ...

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Bayelsa Community May Disrupt SPDC Linked Oil Facilities

The people of Bilabiri community in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have urged the Deputy Governor, Mr. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, to wade into the leadership crisis rocking the Mein Cluster Development Board. The Mein CDB administers funds for community projects provided by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) through a Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU). The ...

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Pipeline Leakage: NOSDRA Subjects Shell to Third-party Examination

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it has subjected a section of the 14″ Okordia-Rumuekpe pipeline to third-party examination to resolve the dispute on the cause of a Nov 12, 2019 leak at Shell’s oilfields in Bayelsa. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) disagreed with the findings of a joint investigation team which inspected the ...

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Egbin Power Inaugurates Electric Buses for Environmental Sustainability

Egbin Power PLc, a member of the Sahara Power Group, has unveiled 20 electric-powered buses and 500 bicycles for transportation within its community to promote environmental sustainability. The company said it is committed to the continuous sustainability of the environment and its resources for the benefit of future generations. Temitope Shonubi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Egbin Power Plc, gave the ...

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Renewable Energy: Go Green Campaign Launched in Lagos

A leading advocate of cleaner environment, Temidayo Joshua, has launched a campaign in Lagos on renewable energy named ‘Go Green’. According to her, the campaign is aimed at creating awareness on the impact of Green House emissions on planet earth. Temidayo Joshua, otherwise called Temidayo Solar Queen started her campaign by publishing articles urging Nigerians to replace dirty fuels with ...

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Rivers, Shell Inaugurate Cluster Development Board for Assa North Gas Project

The Rivers State Government and energy company, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), have, inaugurated the Egi/Igburu Cluster Development Board (CDB) for pipeline communities to SPDC’s Assa North Gas project, which has a capacity for 300 million standard cubic feet of gas per day and the potential to be one of the largest domestic gas projects in ...

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Clean-Up: UNEP Stand Faulted as Legislators Put HYPREP to Task

A legislative oversight appears to have exposed cracks in the operations of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), a body established by the Federal Ministry of Environment to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland and oversee the clean up of the polluted region. Amid complaints by the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) that ...

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