Illegal Oil Refinery in Nigeria

Illegal Oil Refinery Locations in Nigeria

Illegal crude oil refinery in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region is a major source of Air Pollution in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Identifying the refineries geolocations and understanding their modes of operations using GIS and Mapping technology can help in process of monitoring, surveillance, prevention and protection of health, people properties and environment.

A total of 439 local crude oil refining locations were identified using remote-sensing and satellite imagery, 380 of them are located mainly in the South West of Rivers State, within 23km-54km, SW from Port-Harcourt City.

Interactive Map – Illegal Refinery in Nigeria

Illegal Oil Refinery Nigeria
Example of an illegal refinery site (aka Bunkery Business) in Nigeria

Shell Film about Illegal Oil Refining in the Niger Delta

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