Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Headquarters in Nigeria
[PDF] Revenue transparency to mitigate the resource curse in the Niger Delta? - Potential and Reality of NEITI
Author: Marie Müller, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)
…Nigeria can serve as an interesting test case for inquiring to what extent revenue transparency can actually contribute to greater accountability…The paper is therefore guided by the question: To what extent can the Nigeria Extractive Industries...
Author: Elisha Bala-Gbogbo, Bloomberg
International oil companies operating in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region agreed to set up a fund to cover the costs of oil spills, the country’s environment minister said. There were about 3,000 reported cases of spills between 2006 and 2010 in the delta...
[PDF] press release: "Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches online hub: 'Human rights impacts of oil pollution: U.S. Gulf Coast, Ecuador, Nigeria'"
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The new portal impartially presents reports, articles and videos from all sides. What are the victims, advocates, companies and commentators saying? Are the abuses continuing? Are past abuses being addressed? Are steps being taken to prevent further...
- Related stories: press release: "Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches online hub: 'Human rights impacts of oil pollution: U.S. Gulf Coast, Ecuador, Nigeria'" Shell lawsuit (re oil pollution in Nigeria)
- Related companies: Anadarko BP Cameron International Chevron Eni ExxonMobil Halliburton Mitsui MOEX (part of Mitsui) NALCO (National Aluminium Company) Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Petroecuador Shell Texaco (part of Chevron) Total Transocean
Author: Roger Bate, Legatum Fellow in Global Prosperity at the American Enterprise Institute, in Wall Street Journal
This month Nigeria celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence from Britain, but it was not a happy occasion...[F]ew locals have yet to gain the basic rights to private property and due process that would have let them benefit from the country...
Author: David Smith, Guardian [UK]
The oil giant Shell claimed it had inserted staff into all the main ministries of the Nigerian government, giving it access to politicians' every move in the oil-rich Niger Delta, according to a leaked US diplomatic cable...Campaigners tonight said...
Author: Daily Independent [Nigeria]
Lagos witnessed another pipeline explosion…in which about 10 people were feared dead and about 17 declared missing...Eyewitnesses said large quantities of petroleum products that were not properly cleaned up from the breach caught fire. Pipeline...
- Related companies: Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC)
Author: Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP)
The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja has held that it has jurisdiction to entertain a case brought by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government and six oil...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
- Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) Chevron Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) Eni ExxonMobil Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Eni, ConocoPhillips) Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Shell Total
Author: Emma Arubi, Vanguard [Nigeria]
THE lead federal government agency in charge of oil spill management in the Nigerian Petroleum Sector, the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, has dragged the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company Limited, PPMC, a subsidiary of...
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...
- Related stories: New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
- Related companies: Accor AGIP (part of Eni) Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Barrick Gold Best Western Bridgestone Bridgestone-Firestone (part of Bridgestone) Carlson Cartier (part of Richemont) Chevron Collum Coal Mining Daimler De Beers DLH (Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman) Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total) Eni Ericsson ExxonMobil Firestone Natural Rubber (part of Bridgestone) Ford General Motors Hess Corporation Hilton Hyatt IBM InterContinental Hotels Lahmeyer Marathon Oil Marks & Spencer Mbada Diamonds (joint venture New Reclamation Group & Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation) Microsoft MTN New Reclamation Newmont NH Hoteles Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Rapaport Group Red Back Mining Rheinmetall Richemont SABMiller Salini Impregilo Shell Starwood Hotels Total Tullow Oil Vanco Energy Walmart Wilderness Safaris Zain Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC)