ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

28-Nov-2014 to 08:43

Nigeria launches gas flare tracking system

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Government has launched a gas flare tracking system that will assist regulators monitor the amount of gas flared by oil companies operating in Nigeria.

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26-Nov-2014 to 18:02

President Jonathan launches Great Green Wall, afforestation project

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the implementation of the Nigeria\'s component of the Great Green Wall (GGW) Initiative at Bachaka in Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi, a regional afforestation programme designed to create a greenbelt of trees across Africa at the southern edge of the Sahara desert to prevent desertification.

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25-Nov-2014 to 09:40

Nigeria loses over $170m to gas flaring

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria lost about $170.166 million to gas flaring in one month as oil and gas companies flared 39.07 billion Standard Cubic Feet (SCF) of gas in the month of August 2014.

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24-Nov-2014 to 18:05

Shell investigates source of leak of oil pipeline in Nigeria

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it is investigating the source of a leak at Okolo Launch in Eastern Niger Delta which occurred near the 24” and the 28” TNP.

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20-Nov-2014 to 11:33

World Bank approves US$40m Mozambique biodiversity grant

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank\'s lending arm, has approved a US$40-million grant to support the Mozambican government’s Conservation Areas for Biodiversity and Development Project, the bank said Thursday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 11:14

Over 1,000 rhinos poached in S/Africa so far in 2014 – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has lost over 1,000 rhino to poachers so far this year, an official from the country’s Ministry of Environmental Affairs announced on Thursday.

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13-Nov-2014 to 19:22

Shell accepts responsibility for oil spill in Nigerian community of Bodo

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s subsidiary of Royal/Dutch Shell, the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says that it accepted responsibility for the two deeply regrettable operational spills in Bodo and that it wants to compensate fairly and quickly those who have been genuinely affected by the oil spill.

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