Niger Delta: Inside world of crude oil theft, artisanal refiners


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Niger Delta: Inside world of crude oil theft, artisanal refiners

EBIOWEI LAWAL reports how the amalgam of oil spills, bunkering, and artisanal crude oil refining has contributed to both the environmental degradation and aggravated poverty of the Niger Delta region. WHEN on January 15, 1956, Shell discovered crude oil in commercial quantity in Oloibiri, a community in Bayelsa State, many hoped that such would bring […]

Niger Delta: Inside world of crude oil theft, artisanal refiners
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