Poison Fire: Oil and Gas Abuse in Nigeria

by EM News August 08, 2012

The Niger Delta in Nigeria is an environmental disaster zone after fifty years of oil exploitation. One and a half million tons of crude oil have been spilled into the creeks, farms and forests. Natural gas contained in the crude oil is burnt off in gas flares that produce as much greenhouse gases as 18 millions cars and release toxic substances in densely populated areas.

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Duration 28:40
Producer Maweni Farm, Soni, Tanzania
Director Lars Johansson
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Website www.poisonfire.org
Year produced 2008
Distributor FOEI
Susana says:
January 19, 2010

Yes, boycott Shell, but what are the options?