Crude Oil Theft in Niger Delta

This special report takes a look at the prevalence of black soot in Rivers State which has been attributed to twelve sources, but chiefly artisanal refineries. However, beyond the health challenges associated with the environmental menace, is the erosion of Nigeria’s wealth through crude oil theft. Arise News Senior Correspondent Ovieteme George examines Nigeria’s huge economic losses and why the country may not be able to meet its production quota of 1.7 million barrels per day required by the Organisation Of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

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