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The ongoing sabotage of big oil

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By Dawn

Oil companies are insured, vandals destroy our environment.

The recent attacks on Eni facilities in Nigeria are suspected to be the work of vandals and saboteurs. These attacks have caused significant damage to the facilities and have disrupted operations. There is currently a large police presence at the various facilities, and the company is working with the authorities to investigate the attacks and bring those responsible to justice. The first attack occurred on February 28 at the Obama flow station.

Chairman of the local United Fishing Union listed several recent Oil Spills that have polluted waters, including the November 5  well blowout in Nembe (Bayelsa), and a gas leakage at Sangana (Bayelsa). These environmental disasters are devastating our fishing communities and their livelihoods. These incidents are a major concern for the fishing community, and steps must be taken to prevent them from happening again. The LUFU is seeking compensation for their losses.

Nigerian government owns a majority stake.

An Italian energy company, Eni was founded in 1962. Over the years, the company has become involved in a variety of energy-related activities, including hydrocarbon exploration and production as well as power production. Nigeria has been an important market for Eni, and the company has had a significant presence in the country for many years. Eni has been involved in a number of major projects in Nigeria, including the development of the Obiafu-Obrikom and the Brass LNG projects.

Eni was the first company to offer the Nigerian government the opportunity to participate in its operations in the event of a commercial discovery. This move has set the stage for the current Joint Venture arrangement in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, whereby the Nigerian government owns a majority stake in all oil and gas operations.

It now has two main subsidiaries in Nigeria.

Joint Ventures are important in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, as they allow for the sharing of risk and reward between the government and the Private Sector. This encourages Investment in Nigerian oil and gas operations, as both the government and the private sector share in the benefits of any successful operation.

Eni has been active in Nigeria for a long time, and has expanded its activities over the years. It now has two main subsidiaries in Nigeria, Agip Energy and Natural Resources, which focus on the company’s activities in different areas of Nigeria. Agip Energy is focused on the exploration and production of oil and gas, while Natural Resources is focused on the refining and marketing of oil and gas products.

Provides a wider range of products and services.

This setup allows Eni to be more efficient in its operations in Nigeria, as each subsidiary can focus on the specific areas in which it is most experienced and knowledgeable. Additionally, this setup allows Eni to better serve the Nigerian market, as it can provide a wider range of products and services.


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