• Militants bomb Oando, Shell, Agip Oil trunk lines in Bayelsa

    Militants bomb Oando, Shell, Agip Oil trunk lines in Bayelsa

    Less than 24 hours after the visit of the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas to Bayelsa State, militants from the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) launched devastating attacks on three oil facilities in the state.

    NDA, through its spokesman, Brigadier General Murdoch Agbinibo said the attacks in Nembe were in response to ‘Operations Sharkbite’ an art of terrorism allegedly commissioned by the Navy establishment and orchestrated by some elements of the ruling political class to continuously undermine any effort […]

  • Nigeria demands $635m from Total, Agip over undeclared cargoes

    Nigeria demands $635m from Total, Agip over undeclared cargoes

    Cash strapped Nigeria’s Federal Government is demanding $635million from two multinational oil companies, Agip and Total, for undeclared crude oil shipped out of the country between 2011 and 2014.

    Two cases have been filed at the Federal High court in Lagos by senior lawyer and Senior advocate of Nigeria, Professor Fabian Ajogwu, who had handled several cases for the Federal Government on aviation, defence, energy, and financial services.

    Hearing will begin next week before Justice Olatoregun Isola.

    And there are indications that Ajogwu […]

  • Sea pirates kill three Agip workers in Bayelsa

    Sea pirates kill three Agip workers in Bayelsa

    Hoodlums, suspected to be sea pirates, have killed three workers of an international oil company, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, in Bayelsa State.

    It was learnt that the incident occurred on Wednesday at a work station in the creeks of Nembe around Obama flow station operated by Eni Oil, a parent company of Agip.

    A security source, who craved anonymity, said the victims were two engineers and a driver.

    The source said the three workers were ambushed and killed along the creeks while carrying […]

  • Agip pipeline bombers arrested by Bayelsa youths

    Agip pipeline bombers arrested by Bayelsa youths

    Armed youths from Ikienghenbiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have been arrested for vandalising a major oil pipeline with dynamites.

    Reports say, the group, which was led by Suoyou, Iyelawei and Fyneboy vandalised the pipeline along the Azuzuama – Ikienghenbiri axis of the trunk line conveying crude oil from the Nigerian Agip Oil Company flow station at Tebidaba to Brass.

    A statement issued on Sunday in Yenagoa by the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan […]

  • Fire Guts Agip Oil Facility In Ebocha, Rivers

    Fire Guts Agip Oil Facility In Ebocha, Rivers

    The Agip oil company centre in Ebocha in Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA in Rivers was yesterday gutted by fire.

    According to a citizen reporter, Lukeson Oguchi, the fire started at about 11pm after a loud explosion.

    The causes of the fire or number of casualties are yet to ascertain.

    Fire fighters are still battling to put out at the fire as at the time of this

  • Gunmen kidnap 4 Nigerian Oil Workers in Niger Delta

    Gunmen kidnap 4 Nigerian Oil Workers in Niger Delta

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    Gunmen riding in a speedboat kidnapped four Nigerian oil workers, that are employees of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC), in the crude-producing Niger Delta, the military said Wednesday, as fears rise of growing unrest in the region 10 days before national polls.

    It has been reported that Kidnappings, including attacks targeting foreigners seem to be common in the region’s creeks and swamps. The Oil workers were taken on Tuesday in the […]