oil theft

Africa

Action needed on Nigerian oil theft

08/11/2019

Nigeria loses 138,400 barrels per day of crude, around 7% of its total production, to theft, spills or shut-in production, according to a report from the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).

Americas

Rampant pipeline theft fails to deter Mexico onshore oil bidders

11/12/2015

Mexico is preparing to auction the rights to produce oil from onshore fields in five of the nation’s states. These are the same states that average five incidents of pipeline theft a day where illegal taps are used to steal oil and gasoline in transit -- almost double the pace from just two years ago.

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