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Chevron denies oil spill at Funiwa field in Bayelsa

Chevron Nigeria Limited, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (the NNPC/CNL JV), has denied media reports suggesting an oil leakage from its Funiwa field in Bayelsa State.

In a statement by its General Manager – Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn, stated that contrary to the reports, there has been no such oil leakage or spill incident at any of it’s facilities in Bayelsa State.

“Therefore, any observed crude oil in the environment is not from our operations. Chevron remains committed to protecting people and the environment as well as conducting its operations reliably and efficiently”, it stated

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