The government has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to take the operating licence granted the oil giant for Oil Mining Lease 11, located in Ogoni, Rivers State. OML 11, is one of the most important oil blocks in Nigeria, in terms of oil and gas production, lies in the south eastern Niger Delta and contains 33 oil and gas fields, including Bodo, Bodo West and Yorla fields.
President Revokes OML 11 Licence, Transfers Operatorship to NNPC
This Day, 14 March 2019
Exactly 26 years after the people of Ogoniland in Rivers State sacked Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) following the killing of Dr. Ken Saro-Wiwa, President Muhammadu… Read more »
Govt Takes Over Shell's OML 11
Leadership, 14 March 2019
The federal government has directed that the licence for the operatorship of assets of Oil Mining Lease 11 in Ogoni land granted Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, be… Read more »
Govt Takes Over Oil Well From Shell, Ogoni People Kick
Guardian, 14 March 2019
The Federal Government has asked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to take operatorship of OML 11 from the end of next month possibly to forestall disruption of… Read more »
'Developing Nations to Push Oil Demand to 130 Million Barrels Per Day
Guardian, 21 February 2019
Developing countries across the world will push demand for oil to about 130 million barrels per day (mbpd) by 2040, BP's 2019 Energy Outlook, which accessed the future of fossil… Read more »
Trouble Looms Between Delta Community, Oil Firm in OML40
Vanguard, 13 March 2019
Crisis is brewing between Atesuo, an Ijaw community in Warri North Local Government Area, Delta State and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDV/ELCREST JV over mobilization… Read more »
The government has asked seven oil majors operating in the country to pay U.S.$20 billion in outstanding taxes and royalties that it says is owed to various Nigerian states. Royal ... Read more »
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