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Oil multinationals and the Niger Delta crises

issues on development and underdevelopment

by E. J. C. Duru

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Published by African Scholars" Publishing Company in Owerri Imo State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria),
  • Nigeria,
  • Niger River Delta.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Social aspects -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta.,
    • International business enterprises -- Social aspects -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta.,
    • Niger River Delta (Nigeria) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Niger River Delta (Nigeria) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-122).

      StatementE.J.C. Duru.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9577.N53 N543 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 122 p. ;
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6877142M
      ISBN 109780070583
      LC Control Number00420405

      The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in by President Olusegun Obasanjo with the sole mandate of developing the petroleum-rich Niger-Delta region of southern Nigeria. Since its inauguration, the NDDC has focused on the development of social and physical infrastructures, ecological/environmental remediation and human on: Niger Delta, Nigeria.   There Is a dearth of literature on the impact of corporate activities on the Niger Delta viewed against the community relation impact in managing environmental related crisis .

      Oil spillage is one of the greatest environmental problems, Nigeria is currently battling with especially in the Niger Delta communities have been at the receiving end of this environmental problem. The problems has generated a lot of concern within the coastal area of the Niger Delta region which is the home to oil explorations and File Size: KB.   Although the amnesty deal has led to a lull in violence in the Niger Delta and an increase in oil production since (especially since President Jonathan – a native of the politically under-represented Niger Delta – assumed power in May ), we nevertheless argue that the programme affords only a cosmetic and pro tempore panacea to the Cited by:

      Vast oil-reserves in the Niger-Delta – one of the planet’s most precious wetlands situated at the African West-coast of Nigeria – were discovered in the s, at the end of colonial times, and to this very day contribute to most of the oil wealth of Nigeria. 2. Oil Exploration and Current State of the Niger Delta Niger Delta is made up of nine states namely: Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and Rivers. It is located in the South-South region of Nigeria and extends over ab square kilometers, making up % of Nigeria‟s land mass. The Niger Delta is one of the.


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Oil multinationals and the Niger Delta crises by E. J. C. Duru Download PDF EPUB FB2

Drawing on the case of oil-related conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, the article critically examines the causes of one of Africa's complex oil ‘wars’, and comes up with an alternative. Nigeria today faces considerable pressure from both local and international sources over its policy response to the Niger Delta crisis a subject of intense debate and heated controversy.

It is therefore advisable to consider some of the state and oil multinational responses to the crisis intended to ensure uninterrupted oil activities. This study is about the burgeoning crisis in Nigeria's Oil Producing Niger Delta region. Discerning the intersecting contributive factors to the crisis, this dissertation suggests that the Niger Delta crisis is symptomatic of challenges to development in Nigeria.

Due to the insidious colonial/neo-colonial practices of subjugation, and exploitation of the host communities, it is Cited by: 3. Big oil spills are common in the Niger Delta where over 40 million liters of crude oil is spilled annually, resulting in human deaths and damage to Oil multinationals and the Niger Delta crises book local ecosystem.

A study by the Journal of Health and Pollution found that more t oil spill incidents. Total production from Nigeria's oil fields in the Niger Delta region increased from million barrels in tomillion barrels in The peak of its production came in the s when the total output was million barrels per annum (bpa), out of which 93 percent was exported overseas (Azaiki, ).Cited by:   The study utilized primary and secondary data to examine the oil-induced human security challenges in the Niger Delta; evaluate the role of the Nigerian Government, oil multinationals and some non-state actors towards human security in the Niger Delta; and analyse the implications of oil-induced human security challenges in the Niger by: 2.

The crisis at Niger Delta has been analysed and evaluated from the perspective of health and human rights and while doing do, the responsibility of multinational oil corporations that operate in this region extracting crude petroleum from the oil rich delta have been minutely examined to evaluate whether they promote and protect public health.

The effects of the Niger Delta oil c risis on women f olks Celestina Ihayere 1 *, Doris Fovwe Ogeleka 2 and Theresa Ifeyinwa Ataine 3 1 Department of En vironmental Science, Western Delta. The conflict in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has become global as it is wont to, given the fact that the major actors in the crisis are transnational - the multinational oil corporations play very critical and fundamental roles in the crisis as.

Multinational Oil Companies on the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Description: Extraction activities by multinational companies including Shell, Mobil, Chevron, Elf and Agip have caused serious environmental and social damage in the Niger Delta, an oil rich South-Eastern region of Nigeria.

Crude oil extraction has caused the pollution of the river basin. Since oil was discovered in the Niger Delta inover billion dollars worth has been pumped out of these fertile grounds. The Delta, the third largest wetland in the world, has become the main source of foreign exchange earnings for Nigeria yet.

The Oil Crisis in the Niger River Delta. By: Chris Bentley. Matt Hintsa. Mimi Liu. Liz Moskalenko. Stacey Ng. The Oil Crisis in the Niger River Delta. The discovery of oil along Nigeria’s coast in sparked hopes of an economic boom that would elevate the African nation’s standard of living significantly.

This study reveals that the causes of the crises in the Niger-Delta region is sequel to the inability of the multinational companies involved in the explorations and exploitation of crude oil, and the federal government to adequately mitigate the consequences of.

Oil exploration Production. One of the key objectives of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is to forge a restiveness and militancy in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria it is not clear that the CSR activities of multinational corporations (MNCs) in the File Size: KB.

The oil Industry in the Niger Delta is dominated by multinational corporations such as chevron Texaco, Exxon-Mobil, Total, Agip, SPDC, ELF and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).Presently, there are over oil fields 5, Onshore and Offshore oil wells, 10 Export Terminals, flow stations, 4 refineries and Liquefied National Gas project.

The State, Multinational Oil Companies, and Restiveness i n the Niger Delta: Towards A Holistic Crisis Management 2. Literature Review Colonial Theory This paper is set in the context of colonial theory (colonialism or coloniality) as a useful guide to the analysis, and deepening of the understanding, of the Niger Delta.

The Niger Delta is one of the most polluted places on earth. The Niger Delta is Africa’s most important oil-producing region, and one of the most polluted places on earth. For decades oil spills have been damaging the environment and devastating lives in this part of Nigeria. Militancy in the Niger Delta has been troubling for the international com-munity as a result of the region’s rising strategic importance.

Nigeria accounts for about 10 per cent of US oil imports (the equivalent of about 40 per cent of Nigeria’s oil exports), and the Niger Delta. Nigeria, Africa's most populated country is rich in ethnic diversity - a reason why it suffers from many conflicts.

The country is one of the top five oil producers. The recent resource crisis in the Niger Delta is caused by poor division of resources, underdevelopment, and mismanagement. The failure of the young democracy would have a vehement effect in the country and in Africa Reviews: 1. This post examines social impacts of the crisis in the Niger Delta (occasioned by environmental change) on development, of the people of Niger Delta societies.

In other words, the post deals with the Niger Delta communities in Nigeria in relation to environmental change and the social consequences of this downturn in delta communities.

Oil on Water lays bare the real-life tragedy of the Niger delta, in which petrodollars warp human relationships as surely as leaking crude poisons birds and fish.

A village that accepts an oil Author: Rachel Aspden.COMMUNITY RELATIONS STRATEGIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE NIGER DELTA: A STUDY OF THREE MAJOR OIL COMPANIES By The History of Crises in Niger Delta 18 The Political Dimension of the Niger Delta Crisis 21 Major Multinational Oil Corporations in the Niger Delta 33 Shell Nigeria (SPDC) OIL MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS IN NIGERIA AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGER DELTA AREAS ABSTRACT This research work titled “Oil Multinational Corporations in Nigeria and Environmental Degradation: A Case Study of the Niger Delta Areas aims at exploring the activities of the Oil Multinationals in respect to oil .