Oil Gushing from Nigerian Wellhead Blasts Hopes of Cleaner Future

27 November 2021 09:47 WIB

A view of an oil spill from a well head is pictured at Santa Barbara, in Nembe, Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. Three weeks after the Santa Barbara wellhead failed, it is still blasting water, gas and oil across Nembe in Nigeria's Delta, littering the shoreline and water with yellow-brown clumps of waste as cleanup crews and booms struggle to contain it. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB

Specialists prepare to take part in recovery works following an oil spill at Santa Barbara, in Nembe, Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. Santa Barbara wellhead owner Aiteo Eastern E&P, the petroleum minister and Nigeria's president have all promised that specialist workers would quickly stop the spill. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB

Members of Nembe community paddle a canoe across Santa Barbara, following an oil spill in Santa Barbara, Nembe Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. Aiteo has said the high pressure of the leak made access to the wellhead difficult. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB

Afieyegha Seiyefa, a fisherwoman shows her hands stained by oil, following an oil spill at Santa Barbara in Nembe, in Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. Aiteo bought the Santa Barbara well from oil major Royal Dutch Shell in 2015. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB

Oil slick is seen on Santa Barbara creek, following an oil spill in Nembe Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB

Members of Nembe community paddle a canoe across Santa Barbara, following an oil spill in Santa Barbara, Nembe Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

26 November 2021 00:00 WIB