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Nigeria moves to recover 35,000bpd lost to Shell-Belema oil dispute

The federal government says it is determined to continue to extract over 35,000 barrels per day of crude oil output lost to a community dispute in the Niger Delta region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

OML 25: $1.7 billion lost to two years closure – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the existing peace in Kula community in Rivers is the best to ensure smooth operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 flow station.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

OML 25: NNPC chief to reopen Belema flow station on September 28

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, is expected to lead a Federal Government delegation to reopening and resumption of operations of the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 flow station in Belema Community of Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State on September 28, 2019.

OML 25: NNPC brokers truce between Shell, Belema Oil

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25.

OML-25: Host communities reject Shell

The leaders of the three communities hosting OML-25 facility in Rivers on Tuesday insisted that they did not want the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in their communities again.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike presiding over a meeting with the management of the SPDC, Belemaoil Limited, Host Community Leaders and Security Service Commanders over OML 25 at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday.

OML-25: Governor Wike directs parties to resolve issues, re-open facility in seven days

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.

Shell: We won’t return to Ogoni

Multinational oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SPDC), has declared that despite pressure from some quarters, it has no intention to resume oil and gas exploration activities in Ogoniland of Rivers State.

UNEP petitioned over activities of HYREP, Shell in Ogoniland

Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.

PANDEF moves to resolve rift between Shell, Rivers community

The Pan-Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) has began moves to resolve the face-off between Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Belema Community in Kula Kingdom of Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State.

Rivers community vows not to vacate Shell flow station

Besides occupying the SPDC facility, the people have also employed radio jingles and other forms of publicity to draw the attention of the Rivers State and Federal Government to their demand.

Shell faults facility shutdown in Rivers, says we’re not the govt

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has stated that the company is not the government and therefore does not have the resources to solve world hunger.

Shell decries occupation of flow station in Rivers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has decried what it described as illegal occupation of its Belema Flow Station by indigenes of Belema.

Protesters occupy Shell plant in Nigeria

Hundreds of protesters have occupied a Nigerian oil facility owned by Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell, demanding that a local company take over its operations, a community leader said Saturday.

Shell denies allegation of neglect as youths occupy flow station

Shell has denied allegations of neglect levied against it by some members of Kula, Belema communities in Akukutoru local government area, stressing that it had continued to discharge its corporate social responsibilities to communities in the area.

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