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ShellNews.net: Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Agip and Total operations and employees all at risk in Nigeria

Every day more news arrives from Nigeria of further threats and violence directed at oil companies and their employees. Hostage taking, threats, sabotage and kidnapping are unfortunately becoming routine.
The poor have been exploited for decades by a succession of corrupt regimes in collaboration with greedy, unscrupulous oil companies. The local populations have been forced to live in a horrifically polluted environment and robbed of basic human dignity and human rights. Now the situation is being exploited by rival gangs of militants determined to grab a share of the oil revenues by using extortionist tactics.
For anyone interested in the background to the Nigerian situation, the link below will take you to dozens of relevant news articles stretching back several years.

It includes the leaked Shell top secret internal document entitled “PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE NIGER DELTA”.

http://shellnews.net/2004 Documents/nopodds/nigeria.htm

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