Mobil neglects oil spill at Qua Iboe oil fields in Akwa Ibom State.

Two months after oil spills from a field in Akwa Ibom operated by global oil giant, Mobil, the company is yet to complete a clean-up of the area of the spill thus endangering the lives of residents.

The company’s refusal to clean up was first reported by this paper on December 28.Read it here.

Some residents of Ibeno community in Akwa Ibom have expressed concern over their continued exposure to the crude oil discharged from the Qua Iboe oil fields.

The suspended clean-up of a November 9, 2012 oil spill, which reportedly discharged some 200 barrels of crude, is yet to resume after the agreed resumption date of January 7, 2013. Read More

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