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Shell Workers Kidnapped

Posted by Neftegaz.ru on 2005/06/16 | Views: 379 |

Shell Workers Kidnapped


Six workers of international oil giant Royal Dutch/Shell have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern area of Niger Delta.

Six workers of international oil giant Royal Dutch/Shell have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern area of Niger Delta.

The workers, two Germans and four Nigerians, are employed by oil services firm Bilfinger-Berger, Shell’s local contractor. Several gunmen abducted the workers while they were traveling by boat.

In the area kidnappings happen form time to time, because of people’s dissatisfaction with the activity of foreign oil firms, which disturb agreements to invest in the local economy and communities.

Local people are indignant at the foreign operators as they believe that they are not benefiting from oil that is being extracted in this oil-rich regoin.

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Abieyuwa(Edo, Nigeria)says...

Otasowie means evening life is better than morning life. There is an error in your “evening life is better than evening life”?

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Naija g(Houston, Minnesota, US)says...

Sokari doesn’t mean joy. Joy is Biobela. Go to the village and ask the meaning of the name.

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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.