NOSDRA Reveals Oil Companies Spilled 246,000 Liters Of Crude In Q1, 2022.
From January to March 2022, oil and gas companies in the Niger Delta leaked 1,545 barrels of crude oil, the equivalent of 246,000 litres.
This is according to information gathered on Thursday from the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA.
Despite the fact that this is 52.6 percent less than the 3,262 barrels of crude oil leaked in the same time in 2021, the development illustrates the serious impact of environmental damage on the nation’s economy caused by crude oil exploration.
According to the study, Heritage Energy Operational Service Limited had the most spills, with 404.3 barrels of crude oil leaked in 31 incidents, followed by Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, with 404.3 barrels of crude oil spilt in 31 incidents.
Empire Energy spilled 314.47 barrels of crude oil in one event, while Eroton Exploration and Production Limited spilled 69.57 barrels of crude oil in one incident.
Furthermore, the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, leaked 49.7 barrels of crude oil in 16 occurrences, while Enageed Resource Limited spilt 15 barrels in two incidents.
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