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Shell, ENI accused of negligence over Nigeria oil spills

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria was on Friday urged to re-open investigations into 89 oil spills in its southern delta region, after claims that Shell and ENI misreported the causes. Rights group Amnesty International said there were “reasonable doubts” about how the spills happened, suggesting corrosion rather than oil …

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Shell shuts down Europe’s largest refinery after fir

  The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was temporarily shutting down Europe’s biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site on Sunday. Flames billowed into the sky over the port of Rotterdam after the blaze …

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Shell shuts down key supply pipeline in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell said Tuesday it has shut down a key crude supply pipeline in Nigeria’s restive south because of a leak. Shell subsidiary the Shell Petroleum Development Corporation of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) said the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) was shut on July 21 …

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Watchdogs allege Shell knew about Nigeria oil kickbacks

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Corruption watchdogs alleged Monday that Shell executives knew that money earmarked for a controversial oil deal was being used to bribe senior Nigerian officials, a claim rebuffed by the petroleum giant. The allegations by Global Witness and Finance Uncovered refer to the 2011 purchase by oil …

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What next after Shell is gone?

By Joan Akello Since Shell Oil Products Africa (Shell) announced it was reviewing ownership options of its downstream businesses in 21 countries in Africa including Uganda, the question has been: Who will fill the gap? Shell Uganda Country Chairman Ivan Kyayonka told The Independent on March 7 that several options …

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Shell to buy Heritage?

By Agencies Sale of Heritage Uganda assets to Shell more likely The oil exploration sector is rife with takeovers and speculation at the moment, and traders are currently hearing of another possible bid, Royal Dutch Shell for Heritage Oil. Initially, the value of Heritage shares rose over the news but …

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