August 18

US oil major detects oil spill off Nigeria

first_img 4 must play golf courses in Arizona Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Oil spills remain common in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, more than 50 years after the country saw its first well open.Nigeria is a top supplier of crude oil to the U.S.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenixcenter_img Top Stories LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – Exxon Mobil Corp. says it has detected an oil spill along the shoreline of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta.Exxon Mobil spokesman Nigel Cookey-Gam said in an email statement Wednesday that the spill was spotted near Ibeno in the southern state of Akwa Ibom where the U.S. oil company’s local subsidiary has its base of operations.He said an emergency response team has been sent to the shoreline and that the source of the spill is still unknown. Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairy Comments   Share   Top holiday drink recipeslast_img read more