Host Communities of Nigeria Oil and Gas Producing areas (HOSTCOM) asked for the approval of the Nigerian Federal Government to give 50% of oil blocs in the Niger Delta region to oil and gas bearing communities.
Nigeria's Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said that the country is capable of producing 3mb/d of crude from the Niger Delta region.
NNPC announced it had commenced exploration activities in the Gongola Basin as part of its efforts to further expand the nation’s oil resource base.
All freedom fighting militant groups in the Niger Delta announced a ceasefire and continued to embrace peace after seven months of turmoil due to hostile threat's towards Nigerian oil and gas infrastructures.
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc has decided to postpone plans to construct one of Nigeria’s biggest power plants
A Nigerian firm had its first oil production from an offshore field in the commercial city of Lagos, which is the first output outside the country’s oil hub in the Niger delta.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) is intensifying efforts to recover from oil spill at the Forcados Terminal export pipeline that occurred on 14th February.
Pipeline vandalism in the Niger delta costs the state and oil companies $14b a year and devastated up to 52,000 hectares of land in 2014.
Amnesty International has accused Royal Dutch Shell of making false claims concerning its spills clean-up in Nigeria, even citing a contractor who says the clean-up itself was a cover-up.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills.