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Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:20am On Jan 18, 2011
Busy junction in Niger Delta village

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:21am On Jan 18, 2011
Oil refinery

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:22am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta on fire

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:22am On Jan 18, 2011
Polluted Water

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:23am On Jan 18, 2011
Lacking fuel for cooking, many people in the Niger Delta resort to using the heat from pipeline gas flares. A child dried cassava over burning gas.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:23am On Jan 18, 2011
There are few safe places left for oil companies in the Niger Delta, the epicenter of Nigeria's petroleum industry.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:24am On Jan 18, 2011
Shell's oil platform off the coast of Nigeria.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:25am On Jan 18, 2011
Basil Omiyi, Shell’s managing director in Nigeria. Many workers here say they are undeterred by the violence and few are considering leaving.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:26am On Jan 18, 2011
Executives board a helicopter at an oil facility for the Italian firm, Eni. Oil companies find themselves in an uneasy position, stuck in a crisis that they, in a sense, helped create by turning a blind eye to corruption in the country.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:26am On Jan 18, 2011
Analysts warn that tensions could derail plans to boost oil production. Already, a quarter of Nigeria’s output has been shut down and some foreign operators have left the country altogether.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:27am On Jan 18, 2011
Armed gangs have attacked many oil rigs. Shell's platform is 60 miles offshore and is considered safe.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:27am On Jan 18, 2011
The lack of security has created demand for private security firms to help oil companies make conditions safer for their workers who are adjusting to a new lifestyle.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:29am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:32am On Jan 18, 2011
Gas is flared at a flow station owned by Italian oil company Agip in the Niger Delta, near the Akala-Olu community. As well as causing health problems and distress for people living nearby, gas flaring in Niger Delta is a also major source of CO2 emissions.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:34am On Jan 18, 2011
Oil Spill

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:35am On Jan 18, 2011
Oil degradation

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:36am On Jan 18, 2011
Women dry tapioca beside flames from Shell's Utorogu flow station in the Niger Delta March 5, 2006

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:36am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:37am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:38am On Jan 18, 2011
Ogoni People

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:39am On Jan 18, 2011
Ken Saro-Wiwa

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by bashr4: 2:40am On Jan 18, 2011
for people dat boast of oil in their state i say good luck to u, i pray the fg never think  of exploring anambra, i cant imagine this in my home town.we rather stick to manufacturing

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Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:40am On Jan 18, 2011
Oil workers walks past the flames of a gas flare

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:41am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta gas flares

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:42am On Jan 18, 2011
Niger Delta

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:42am On Jan 18, 2011
The Pictures are quite shocking.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:44am On Jan 18, 2011
Environmental Catastrophe shocked

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:44am On Jan 18, 2011
The true Niger Delta

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:45am On Jan 18, 2011
Gas flaring

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:46am On Jan 18, 2011
A woman hurries away from the heat of a gas flare near a flow station belonging to Shell in Warri, Nigeria.

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:47am On Jan 18, 2011
These pictures make me weep

Re: The Niger Delta In Pictures by Akhenaten: 2:48am On Jan 18, 2011
Nigeria, Niger Delta, Ogoniland, group of schoolchildren

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