NNPCL uncovers 83 illegal refineries, 22 suspects arrested

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited says it has in the past one week uncovered no fewer than 83 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta.

 The NNPCL disclosed this on its X handle on Tuesday, as part of its war on crude oil theft, saying 15 illegal pipeline connections were also discovered within the same period.

“In the past week, 15 illegal pipeline connections and 83 illegal refineries have been uncovered in the Niger Delta,” the NNPCL said.

According to a video shared with the post, it was disclosed that between January 6 and 12, a total of 211 incidents of oil theft and vandalism were reported.

The NNPCL also said 15 illegal pipeline connections were also discovered within the same period.

NNPCL in a documentary shared on X, stated that between January 6 and 12, 2023, a total of 211 incidents of oil theft and vandalism were reported.

It said 15 illegal pipeline connections were also discovered within the same period

Omolewa

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