Agip oil spill set on fire in Bayelsa

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Unknown persons, suspected to be arsonists, have set fire to a fresh oil spill which affected Ossiama, Ogboinbiri, Okpotuwari and neighbouring communities of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
It was learnt that the fresh oil spill occurred on a pipeline operated by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company in the area.
Although the cause of the recent oil spill could not be ascertained, the fire incident was said to have been discovered by the residents on June 16, 2015.
A community source, who did not want to be named, said the spill site was very close to another spill site that …Read More

Source:: New Mail