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Nigeria: Oil Company's Broken Pipeline Causes Environmental Problems


A spillage suspected to be as a result of a broken pipeline allegedly belonging to an oil company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, have sparked environmental problems for residents of Maka street opposite Mechanic village, along Shell road in Sapele, Delta State. [Al]though Seplat has refused to own up to the damages, they have called for two meetings. Repeated calls to the General Manager, External Communication, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, Dr. Chioma Nwachukwu, to confirm the story was not answered, and neither did she reply the text sent to her.