oil spill


Rivers makes OML 11 move


The Rivers State government claims to have bought Shell Petroleum Development Co.’s (SPDC) 45% stake in OML 11, part of the Ogoniland, in execution of a legal ruling.

Health & Safety

Plains All American pipeline suffers second US oil spill in two months


A Plains All American pipeline has spilled an estimated 4,200 gallons of crude oil near St Louis in the US. The incident it’s the second leak for the company in around two months. In May, a leak in Santa Barbara County, California, created an oil spill nine miles long. The company said the flow of oil from the pipeline near St Louis has since been stopped and an emergency response plan was implemented to contain the release, which happened on July 10.