Nigeria: Shell Production Resumes After Oil Clean-up

Output has resumed at Shell's Bonga oilfields after ships and planes were deployed to mop up one of Nigeria's worst offshore oil spills in recent years.

Niger Delta: Shell oil spill.

  • Nigeria:  Bonga Spill - Senate Committee Satisfied With Clean up

    Vanguard, 4 January 2012

    The Senate Committee on Environment has expressed satisfaction with the prompt and effective way that the Shell Group responded on the Bonga oil spill, which occurred on December ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Joint Effort Helped Contain Bonga Oil Spill - Shell

    Vanguard, 4 January 2012

    The year could not have ended on a sadder note for the Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company, SNEPCo, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anglo-Dutch Shell Group in Nigeria, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ships, Planes Attack Major Shell Oil Spill Off

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 23 December 2011

    Shell on Friday deployed ships with dispersants and planes in a bid to mop up one of Nigeria's worst offshore oil spills in recent years, a spokesman said, amid fears it could soon ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Shell Oil Spill Off Coast

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 22 December 2011

    An oil spill off the coast of Nigeria has spread across an area of around 70 by 20 kilometres. The oil leaked while it was being offloaded onto a tanker at a Royal Dutch Shell oil ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Oil Spill - Shell Shuts Bonga Production

    Vanguard, 22 December 2011

    Oil leak resulting from operational hazard has forced the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCo, to shut down its 200,000 barrel per-day capacity Bonga deepwater ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Senate Summons Shell, Others Over Bonga Oil Spill

    Daily Trust, 23 December 2011

    The Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology has summoned management of Shell Petroleum Company and officials of the Ministry of Environment over spill oil spill in Bonga deep ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Shell Deploys Ships to Clean Oil Spill

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 22 December 2011

    Shell is deploying ships and mobilising planes on Thursday to clean up an oil spill at a major field off Nigeria, the company says, with some 40,000 barrels estimated to have ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Shell Begins Clean-Up of Massive Oil Spill

    This Day, 23 December 2011

    Shell said Thursday that an investigation by a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and analysis based on a combination of satellite pictures, photos from aerial surveillance, infra-red ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bonga Oil Spill - Senate Summons Shell, Ministry of Enviroment, Others

    Leadership, 23 December 2011

    The Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology yesterday summoned the management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and officials of the ministry of environment over ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Group Urges FG to Verify Claim by Shell of Leakages in Niger Delta

    The Moment, 23 December 2011

    THE Federal Government has been advised to set up independent ways of verifying the amounts of spewed crude oil disclosed by the oil companies, as a duty to communities in the ... read more »

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