Many business leaders believe the business case for diversity and inclusion but feel ill-equipped to tackle the challenge keeping the above truths in mind, leaders can recognize that progress requires a culture overhaul they can broaden the narrative to include diversity of thinking and inclusion they can. Coutless number of oil spills in the niger delta and immunity of the responsible oil companies still, late 2015 outdated equipment and unadapted supervision are at the origin of recurrent oil spills over the delta in 2008 court cases against shell both in nigeria and in the netherland (starting in 2009). Today the niger delta is home to approximately 20 million people grouped into several distinct nations and ethnic groups, amongst which is the ogoni in the specific case of oil pollution, it could be said that oil pollution occurs when the above happens as a result of, or in the course of the extraction, storage or. Tullow wants to achieve better inclusion and diversity and one of the ways in which we do this is through leadership, developing leaders and visible role models from our business who demonstrate inclusive diversity on 23 june, tullow oil marked international women in engineering day, by asking some. Corrosion is a leading cause of pipelines failure in the oil and gas industries because of the activities of microbial populations the aim of the study was to assess microbial diversity associated with corrosive biofilms of oil pipelines in two sites (warri in delta and oshie in rivers states) within the niger delta region of nigeria. Blood oil in the niger delta summary the trade in stolen oil, or “blood oil,” poses an immense challenge to the nigerian state • harming its economy and fueling a in common with other parts of nigeria, this ethnic diversity been several cases of people in the niger delta being killed for exposing individuals they. Such tensions include the restiveness in the niger delta (nigeria's oil and gas province) – a region that has since the early 1990s witnessed an almost in many cases, what had simply been ethnic groups-in-themselves, or what one might call 'passive diversity', virtually hardened into 'active diversity' or. However, the predictive conversation on re-imaging development in the niger delta beyond oil, should and ought to be undertaken with a hindsight assessment of the niger delta with oil the niger delta sub-region of nigeria was known for its lush vegetation, large biological diversity (plants and animals), including.
December 8, 2017 jury rejects sec's delta petroleum insider trading case delta petroleum founder roger parker beat an insider trading suit brought by the us securities june 14, 2017 sec gears up for trial of alleged delta petroleum tipster against the founder of oil developer delta petroleum at his upcoming. A succession of oil spills by shell and other companies over half a century will cost $1bn to clean up, according to a major report. This paper explores the developmental outcome of resource abundance when the analytical focus shifts from the macro (national) to the micro (subnational) level, especially to areas where resource abundance is expected to have its greatest impact it focuses on the niger delta, nigeria's 'oil republic'. Oil exploitation, fisheries resources and sustainable livelihood in the niger delta nigeria olanike kudirat management and conservation of the biological diversity of mangroves was carried out during the year 2005 in some cases, there is a need to examine the necessity to first restore the hydrographical network in.
Number of women professionals in the oil and gas industry has grown in recent years according to global diversity and inclusion report survey from bp and rigzone reveals broad support of the steps being taken to ensure wider gender diversity. Case study: tana river delta the tana river delta, on the north coast of kenya, is a vast patchwork of industries' decision to abandon their tana delta oil seed project in 2011 nature canada (birdlife partner) the kenyan government delegation to the convention on biological diversity being non partisan and. The current conflict in the niger delta first arose in the early 1990s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the niger delta's minority ethnic groups who feel they are being exploited, particularly the ogoni and the ijaw ethnic and political unrest has continued throughout the 1990s despite the.
The study evaluated the impact of crude oil pollution on natural regeneration of plant species in a major oil-producing community in the niger delta region of nigeria both species richness and diversity of non-woody plants were highest at the us, followed by the pus, and lowest in the pts woody species in the us seed. Socio-physical environment of the niger delta oil- bearing communities resources to be deployed and the courts have been obliged to decide in favour of the defendant in such cases it has therefore been suggested (osipitan 1990) that the laws be the biosphere to preserve biological diversity and the principle of.
A case of study the niger delta adelaja odutola the success of this trade in palm oil was responsible for the historical description of the area as “oil rivers” the niger delta is highly blessed with oil and gas, fertile agricultural land, aquatic resources, wild life diversity keep within the earth's carrying capacity change. The intricate historical causes of the socioeconomic exclusion of delta communities are a case in point watts (2004) points out that the delta is characterized by remarkable ethno-linguistic diversity and that its communities were economically marginalized during british rule where indirect governance. In this context, communities in the niger delta are forced to seek justice through legal action in the home states of oil companies like shell this case is by no means the first of its kind in 2015, another uk case forced shell to pay £55 million ($70 million) in compensation to the bodo community over two. And to unveil structural dynamics in nigeria that embrace the need to develop diversity management agriculture, mining and manufacturing however, oil has economic adjustmentthe case of the oil minorities movement of the niger delta pp 119 usa: nordic africa institute odiegwu m, ubabukoh o, baiyewu l,.
Geria where the oil is produced, the delta, has been environmentally despoiled by the industry, and its people have remained in common with other parts of nigeria, this ethnic diversity has of- ten led to in many cases, the armed groups soon forgot their goal of promoting social justice and self- empowerment and. Some communities in the niger delta and other interest groups in the region have expressed frustration with the recent judgment of the court of appeal in london, which ruled that two nigerian communities cannot pursue royal dutch shell in english courts over oil spills in nigeria's delta region the court. Brief description this project's goal is to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of globally significant biological diversity in the niger delta the project objective is “to mainstream biodiversity management priorities into the niger delta oil and gas (o&g) sector development policies and operations” the project's.
While both parties have come up with reactions, the case turned out to be a defining moment in the anals of oil spills in nigeria – it, again, brought oil spills and efforts to fight the scourge in nigeria back to the fore to shell, the niger delta is still being rattled by high scale crude oil theft, pipeline sabotage. The ecology and diversity of estuarine and coastal communities in west africa are very understudied and the niger delta is no exception yet, the delta is simultaneously the hub of oil and gas production and the biodiversity hotspot of nigeria, having a web of diverse biological communities and productive ecosystems. As expressed by catherine lamboley, the general counsel of shell oil, “when you use people of diverse backgrounds and different ways of looking at things, you get a better solution” a more controversial reason supporting the business case for diversity concerns the strategic use of women and minority attorneys in.