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Nigeria: Government to Revoke Shell’s Oil License in Ogoni

The Federal Government may soon revoke Royal Dutch Shell Plc oil license in Ogoniland area of River State, although the timing has not been officially decided. Agency reports yesterday quoted an Assistant Director at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mrs. Bamidele Ogedengbe as telling newsmen at an energy conference that: “We are going to revoke Shell’s license to operate in Ogoniland.” The reason for the planned revocation of Shell’s drilling rights in Ogoni according to Ogedengbe “is the inactivity by Shell to do anything with its license.” Full Story

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