Keyword: oil industry Nigeria


Nigerian Offshore Attacks Surge as Pirates Advance

21.02.2013 - A spike in piracy off Nigeria's oil-rich coast has shown gangs are willing to venture further afield and use more violent tactics, increasing the risk of doing business in Africa's...


Total Sells $2.5 Billion Nigeria Oil Field Stake to Sinopec

19.11.2012 - Total is selling a 20% stake in a Nigerian offshore oil field to China's Sinopec in a $2.5 billion deal which will help the French oil group fund its ambitious exploration plans...


Nigeria Exxon Spill Spreads for Miles Along Coast

18.11.2012 - An oil spill at an ExxonMobil facility offshore from the Niger Delta has spread at least 20 miles from its source, coating waters used by fishermen in a film of sludge. A Reuters...