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Niger Delta

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Chevron Protests Result In Arrests Downtown

    Photo by Liana Lopez Carted away in comfort​ At least four protesters were arrested this morning at a demonstration outside a Chevron shareholders' meeting downtown. The protesters moved past temporary police barricades and sat on the ground after they were refused entrance into the buildin ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Kidnapped

    Texan Larry Plake went out to one offshore oil job too many and ended up held for ransom in the Nigerian jungle.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Violence And Kidnapping In Nigeria Makes Its Way To Houston Courtrooms

    photo courtesy of beckstir01 Kidnappings, pipeline bombings and vigilantism has become a way of life for both offshore oil workers stationed along the coast of Nigeria as well as the oppressed native insurgency groups who carry out the violence. (Check out this week's feature about one Texan's re ... More >>

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    The Cost of Doing Business

    An oil-field services employee from Texas is shot down on the streets of Nigeria, martyr to someone's cause

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