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Niger Delta Oil

'The Whole River Is Full Of Oil'

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green

By Tife Owolabi YENAGOA, Nigeria, Dec 2 (Reuters) - A large oil spill near Nigeria's Brass facility, run by ENI, has spread through t...

Shell To Negotiate With Nigerians Over Oil Spill

AP | By CARLEY PETESCH | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shell officials on Monday began talks in Nigeria's southern city of Port Harcourt with representatives for the Bodo community ...

Shell Refuses To Pay For Nigeria Oil Spill Pollution

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — Royal Dutch Shell executives defended their much-criticized operation in the Niger Delta before Dutch lawmakers on Wednesday but sai...

PHOTOS: California, The Andes, China, And 6 More Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

From the highways of Los Angeles to the Citarum River of Bandung, Indonesia, earth's most polluted city of Linfen, China to the streets of London, the...

With Attention on the Gulf, Niger Delta Oil Spills Continue

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The delta is the third-largest wetland in the world. Farmland and fishing should be a source of income for 31 million inhabitants. However, the oil-saturated water has destroyed most crops and fish stock.

BP and the Niger Delta: A Horrendous Tale of Two Oil Spills

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The first drop of oil had barely shot to the surface following the murderous explosion on BP's Gulf oil rig when President Obama and BP officials...