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Oil theft: Group plans sensitisation against illegal refining

Oil theft: Group plans sensitisation against illegal refining

 A group known as Domestic Refinery Owners Association of Nigeria, DROAN, has expressed concern over the devastating effect of illegal oil bunkering activities in the Niger Delta ecosystem. To this end, the group says it is planning to embark on sensitisation exercise on the dangers of oil theft, pipeline vandalism and illegal bunkering of petroleum products in the country.

Chairman of the Association, Mr Godwin Sunday, disclosed that DROAN has acquired three speed boats to penetrate the creeks in the Niger Delta for the sensitisation exercise. Sunday also appealed to the  Federal Government to set up a presidential committee to look into the activities of artisanal oil refiners in the Niger Delta.

According to him, “Considering the devastating effect on our environment, which obviously is leading to the environmental pollution, degradation and even a negative effect on our ecosystem.

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Source: SweetCrudeReports

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