Oil giant Shell says it's lost hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil to theft in Nigeria. Illegal gasoline production is rife there, and leaks have turned the Niger Delta into an oil swamp.
Rights organization Amnesty International says Shell and Eni have failed to properly address serious oil spills in the Niger Delta region.
A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria's ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.
Oil companies in the oil-rich Niger Delta in Nigeria's south destroy gas that could be used as a source of energy. The illegal practice hurts both the environment and business. Meet the people who are fighting back.
Researchers from a Swiss university have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child's mother lives close to an oil spill before conception. The findings are worrying for residents of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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