Navy Destroys 63 Illegal Refineries

Nigeria: Navy Destroys 63 Illegal Refineries, 1,984 Storage Facilities in Delta

No fewer than 63 illegal refineries have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy in Delta State, in its ongoing war against crude oil theft, illegal bunkering and pipeline vandalism.

Also destroyed, were 1,984 storage facilities containing 8,610 metric tonnes of stolen crude oil, including 5,602 metric tonnes of illegally refined petroleum product, while 80 wooden boats used to convey the illegally refined product from the camps to ready buyers, were also confiscated.

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File image of illegal fuel dump in Niger Delta.
File image of illegal fuel dump in Niger Delta.

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