Quick Clips: Shell and the Niger Delta

The world's most carbon intensive company has a troubling history with the oil-rich region.

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Stumbled across this site on the Twitternets. Some interesting and troubling information regarding the oil juggernaut and the Niger Delta

At Shell Guilty, a site devoted to exposing the company's shady dealings, there are numerous articles dealing with the company's history, legal battles and environmental impact on the region. Below are a few example articles

Report– Shell-Shocked: The environmental and social costs of living with Shell in Nigeria
Written and researched by Andrew Rowell
Edited and updated by Andrea Goodall

Factsheet– The Case Against Shell
About the human rights lawsuit against Shell, prepared by plaintiffs’ co-counsel in the case, EarthRights International and the Center for Constitutional Rights

Factsheet– Shell’s Environmental Devastation in Nigeria
Prepared by plaintiffs’ co-counsel in the case, EarthRights International and the Center for Constitutional Rights

Regardless of what side you come down on in the matter, the material within is worth a perusal.