Shell denies reports workers ‘held’ by Nigerian protestors

Oil firm Shell has firmly denied any of its employees in Nigeria were “kidnapped or seized” by a group of protestors. Reports emerged yesterday afternoon alleging a handful of Shell’s workers at the Nembe island in Nigeria were caught up in 1,000-strong protest. It was alleged boats holding Shell workers had been seized while on […]

Shell own up to Nigerian spill

Shell faces paying a penalty of hundreds of millions of dollars after accepting full liability for two oil spills in the Nigerian Delta which has reportedly affected 69,000 people.According to Amnesty International, more than 13 million barrels of oil have been spilt in the delta, twice as much as by BP in last year’s Gulf […]