Nigerian Oil Spill Monitor

Nigerian Oil Spill Monitor
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Oil spill data summary

Published data does not include the most recent oil spills, those before 2006, and those for which the details are currently under review.



Oil spill records are updated by NOSDRA on an ongoing basis. The data is therefore liable to change as more oil spill records are added, updated and made public.

Year:

There are

publicly available oil spill records for the period selected.


of these oil spill sites were not visited by a Joint Investigation team.


of these had no estimated quantity of oil spilled provided by the company.


Based on reports available

barrels of oil

(

litres) were spilled.

That's around

oil tanker trucks full.


Major oil spills (over 250 barrels spilled into inland waters, or over 2,500 barrels spilled on land, swamp, shoreline and open sea).

have no record of cleanup yet taking place.


Medium oil spills (25-250 barrels spilled into inland waters, or 250-2,500 barrels spilled on land, swamp, shoreline and open sea).

have no record of cleanup yet taking place.


Minor oil spills (up to 25 barrels spilled into inland waters, or 250 barrels spilled on land, swamp, shoreline and open sea).

of these were under 10 barrels in size.


oil spills could not be categorised.


Number of oil spills by reported cause

Volume of oil spilled by reported cause

Oil spills by company compliance and performance table

Company Reported spills Reported volume No JIV No Quantity