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2 November 2011
By JON GAMBRELL
Shell, the dominant oil company in
since production began there more than 50 years ago, has started posting photographs and reports on a website from every oil spill investigated by the company this year. Nigeria
"Nobody else operating in the Niger Delta comes close to this level of transparency," Shell vice president Tony Attah said in a statement. "But regardless of how well we run our operations until sabotage and crude theft spills are stopped or curbed, the vast majority of oil spills will continue to blight large swathes of land and pollute rivers and farm lands."