Nigeria’s Agip Oil shuts Aggah oilfield after spillage to prevent further environmental damage

NIGERIA – The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has announced a shut-in of its oilfield in Aggah community in Ogbia/Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers State, following pipeline leakage to forestall further damage to the environment. A statement from Eni, the Italian parent company of NAOC confirming the closure revealed that NAOC got a report of a leakage from a well flow line on mid October 2019, in the southern part of Aggah territory, in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. The statement further added that leakage was primarily…

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