Nigeria: Chevron Still to Compensate Blast Victims

Victims of the latest Chevron gas explosion are still awaiting assistance after President Goodluck Jonathan ordered the Minister of Petroleum Resources and the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited, to start a process for the payment of compensation to those affected.

Exposed gas pipes.

  • Nigeria:  Chevron Gas Rig Explosion Is Killing Us - Koluama Communities

    Vanguard, 6 March 2012

    WHEN Vanguard visited Koluama I, Koluama 2, Temazau, Ebidouama and other communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, which were affected by the January 16, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chevron Explosion - NEMA Assists Bayelsa Communities

    Daily Trust, 5 March 2012

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has provided relief materials to the victims of gas explosion on Chevron's Funiwa platform at Koluama fishing communities in Bayelsa ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Pledges to Tackle Environmental Hazards

    Daily Trust, 28 February 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to tackle environmental hazards affecting various communities in the country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pledges Compensation to Chevron Gas Fire Victims

    This Day, 28 February 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday undertook an aerial survey of the gas facilities belonging to American oil company, Chevron, and assured that urgent actions were being ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chevron Gas Rig Explosion - Oil Wealth of Trouble in Bayelsa Community

    Leadership, 26 February 2012

    The Chevron Oil company has incurred the wrath of its host communities ,the people of the Koluama 1 and 2 of Southern Ijaw Local Council, the neighboring Brass Communities and the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bayelsa Assembly Wants Relief Materials for Explosion Victims

    Daily Trust, 24 February 2012

    The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has called on the Federal Government to send relief materials to communities affected by the recent Chevron's gas explosion in the state. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gas Rig Explosion - Reps Task Chevron Over Relief Materials

    Leadership, 24 February 2012

    The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed a two- point resolution calling on the federal government and Chevron Nigeria Limited to immediately send relief materials and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion - Bayelsa Communities Seek Resettlement

    Daily Trust, 23 February 2012

    The Koluama I and II communities in Southern-Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, that were affected by the Chevron facility explosion have appealed for immediate ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Imperative of Environmentally Safe Oil Exploration (analysis)

    Leadership, 22 February 2012

    The recent gas fire at the Chevron Nigeria-operated KS Endeavour drilling rig, caused by an explosion from a new gas well head at Funawa 5 Gas Platform in Bayelsa State, has again ... read more »