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Two new legal actions launched against Shell over Nigerian oil pollution

UK based oil giant Shell is facing fresh environmental claims in the London High Court from two Nigerian communities who allege they have suffered from repeated large scale oil spills from its pipelines in the Niger Delta. The first Court hearing for both claims will take place on 2nd March 2016 at the Technology and Construction Court. The two separate legal actions are being brought by law firm Leigh Day…The two new claims against Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS) and the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) have now been issued in the High Court in London on behalf of residents of the Ogale Community in Ogoniland and the Bille Kingdom.

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Shell faces two new legal actions in UK over oil pollution in Nigeria

Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Ogale & Bille communities in Nigeria - Okpabi v Shell)