Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused international oil companies of backing a conspiracy theory that the Niger Delta is unsafe.
Shell’s Nigerian production fell to 223,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2020, with the company blaming security issues, sabotage and theft.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called for a 10% allocation for host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) has sold its 30% stake in OML 17 to TNOG Oil and Gas, for $533 million.
A Nigerian militant group has issued a warning to operations in the Niger Delta, including pipelines and vessels.
Rivers State Nyesom Wike has accused the federal government of driving the Ogoni clean up programme forward only when it is politically expedient.
Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has called for oil company and government personnel to follow rules and document procedures in order to tackle the pandemic.
Three international oil companies have committed to building a COVID-19 treatment centre in the Bonny local government area (LGA).
Imports into Nigeria of gasoline and diesel are of worse quality than fuels produced from illegal refineries in the Niger Delta, a new study from Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) has reported.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to extend the executive of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), until the end of the year, has been met with varying responses.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared a total lockdown on Port Harcourt and the Obio and Akpor local government areas, in a bid to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State has arrested 22 ExxonMobil employees for violating quarantine by entering the area from Akwa Ibom.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has ordered Caverton Helicopters to halt operations in the state, as the row over a flight into Port Harcourt escalated.