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DEEPWATER HORIZON: COMMENT & ANALYSIS

Dear RSW supporters,

We present fresh analysis of what the BP disaster could mean for the Niger Delta. You can add your opinion here.

Media enquiries: Ben Amunwa on +44207 357 0055, [email protected]

 

  • The $20 Billion Question
    On day 57, the US government forced BP to allocate $20 billion to compensate victims affected by the oil spill. When will a similar fund be established for victims in the Niger Delta? Read more.
  • Regulators Need Real Power
    The governor of Delta State has called for criminal prosecutions against oil companies for the decades of oil spills in Nigeria. For now, oil company crimes are above the law. Read more
  • Of Spills and Spin
    That BP covered up its worst-case scenario of gushing 100,000 barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico simply confirms what many people living in Nigeria’s oil region have long protested about. Read more.
  • Event: Bloody Oil! Teach-In
    Don’t miss the oil-industry teach-in with Climate Camp London with speakers from across the Global South. Saturday 26 June, 2-6pm at SOAS main building (Room G2) nearest tube Russell Square. For more information, visit the Climate Camp website.
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We bring together artists, campaigners and researchers for projects driven by the need for social change. For over a decade, PLATFORM has been highlighting the social and environmental impact of the oil industry in key areas, including Nigeria.

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