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Niger Delta oil spills dwarf BP, Exxon Valdez catastrophes

13 Comments 17 June 2010

Niger Delta oil spills dwarf BP, Exxon Valdez catastrophes

One of the world’s largest oil spill catastrophes is unfolding right now — in Nigeria. For decades, thousands of spills across the fragile Niger Delta have destroyed the livelihoods of fishermen and farmers, fouled water sources and have...

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Natural Gas Burns: In Nigeria, Markets define policy

1 Comment 12 November 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power II: Environment Page 2 of 4 According to the World Bank's 1995 report "Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta," about 187 cubic meters of associated gas billows forth with every cubic...

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Lawsuits Target Energy Giants: Nigeria II — Bowoto v. Chevron

1 Comment 13 May 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power I: Business & Law Page 10 of 11 Conflict in Nigeria spawned another lawsuit, Bowoto v. Chevron, filed in San Francisco in July 2000 by a group of 25 Nigerians. In their complaint, the plaintiffs claim to be...

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Lawsuits Target Energy Giants: Nigeria I — Wiwa v. Shell

Leave a Comment 13 May 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power I: Business & Law Page 9 of 11 Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) is the largest oil corporation in Nigeria, producing about a million barrels daily in 2001, according to the...

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