Tag archive for ‘Shell’
By admin On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Shell Starts Third Phase of Operation at Nigerian Offshore

Shell starts third phase of operations at deepwater prospect off the coast of Nigeria. Photo courtesy of Royal Dutch Shell LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Royal Dutch Shell said it started operations at the third More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Rivers Lawmaker Visits Shell, Advocates Review of Bonny Master Plan

the Rivers state House of Assembly member representing Bonny constituency, Hon. Blessing Abinye (Centre) in group pictures with official of Shell during his visit………. By Anderson Hart LAGOS SEPTEMBER More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Okowa Lures Shell, Others Back to Delta, Gives Assurance of Conducive Business Environment

Okowa LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor of oil rich Delta state, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to re-establish their office in the state due to the numerous More...

By admin On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Ijaw Youths Threaten Showdown with Shell over Refusal to Display EIA

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide is threatening a showdown with multinational oil giant Shell over alleged refusal by the oil company to publicly display the Environmental Impact More...

By admin On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Trouble Looms in Bonny Community over Misappropriation of Shell’s N500m

By Anderson Hart LAGOS AUGUST 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Mismanagement and misappropriation of about N500m from multinational oil giant shell, and impunity over the running of the oil rich Oloma community funds in Bonny More...

By admin On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Niger Delta Fishermen Reject Shell’s N8bn Compensation for Oil Spillage

LAGOS JUNE 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bodo community in Rivers State has rejected an offer of up to $51m from Royal Dutch Shell for two oil spills in 2008 depriving the residents of their livelihood. Their British More...

By admin On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Delta: Group Gives Oil Company Conditions to Explore Oil in Urhobo Communities

LAGOS MAY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Urhobo People’s Right Monitoring Group (UPRMG) has giving Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) conditions on which it would be allow to continue exploration More...

By admin On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Delta: Urhobo Communities Protest Alleged Neglect by Oil Company

LAGOS MAY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)—HUNDREDS of women of Eruemukohwarien and Effurun-Otor communities, Ughelli North and South Local Government Areas, Delta State, yesterday, stormed the premises of the Ughelli Pumping More...

By admin On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Niger-Delta: Shell under Fire, Accused of ‘Manipulating’ Oil Spill Investigations

Oil spill in Ogoni Land LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil giant, Shell, has been accused of having manipulated oil spill investigations in Nigeria, a report by two human rights groups says. In a statement sent More...

By admin On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Delta: Detained Alleged Kidnappers, Kevin, Frank Seek Freedom at Abuja High Court

Kevin (Centre) and his gang before arrest LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was in the early hours of September 25, when stern-faced operatives of the State Security Service, SSS, closed in on two alleged notorious More...

By admin On Friday, October 18th, 2013

How State Supports Theft of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products

LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Crude oil and refined petroleum products theft in Nigeria is increasing by the day, constituting a serious threat to the economy. Being an extremely organised crime, it poses a More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Ibori was Financially Broke before He Became a Governor-Prosecutor

Chief James Ibori LAGOS SEPTEMBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two of the major oil majors operating in the Niger Delta area have been indicted of entering into corrupt transactions with the jailed former governor of Delta More...

By admin On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Shell Gas Line Rupture Sparks Health Hazard, Panick in Niger Delta Community

A leakage from Multinational oil giant shell gas pipeline at Oloma community in Bonny Local Government area of Rivers state is said to have sparked up serious health worries for locals, including injuries sustained More...

By admin On Sunday, July 7th, 2013

Dickson Expresses Concern over Illegal Bunkering, Says Militants Procure Arms with Oil Money

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson LAGOS JULY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY) Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson is one of the prominent Nigerian leaders who are not happy with the level of crude oil theft, especially More...

By admin On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Contractors Gives Shell 2 Weeks Ultimatum to Relocate to Warri …Demand Salary Increase

By Ese Adagbra, Warri Contracting Firms working with Shell Development Company (SPDC) under the aegis of Right Way Surveillance Forum has given the oil giant two weeks ultimatum to relocate from Port-Harcourt to More...

By admin On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Shell Commends FG, Says Crude Theft in N/Delta Reducing

Nigerian unit of Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell, has admitted that the spate of crude oil theft from its facilities in the Niger Delta was reducing, a development he attributed to the surveillance of the Joint Task More...