265 illegal refineries in SPDC corridor – Sylva

By Solomon Asowata, Lagos.   The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says there are about 265 illegal refineries in the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) corridor alone, as Nigeria continues to grapple with oil theft.  …
Military deactivates 30 illegal refineries in 2 weeks – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have discovered and deactivated no fewer than 30 illegal crude oil refining sites in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Abia states.   The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, announced this…
Military deactivates 33 illegal refineries

The military says it has deactivated 33 illegal refining sites in the southern part of the country.   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said in Abuja on Thursday that the sites comprised 46 illegal refining units, 94 boiler ovens and nine…