violence

  • Violence Sparks in Nigeria’s Oil-Rich Delta Region

    Violence Sparks in Nigeria’s Oil-Rich Delta Region

    Sunday, 5th April 2015
    Nigeria's delta region was hit by violence on Friday, as gunmen killed nine people and, separately, militants blew up a gas pipeline, in a sign of returning unrest to the oil producing area days after a relatively peaceful presidential election.
  • Libyan Violence Threatens Presence of International Oil Companies

    Libyan Violence Threatens Presence of International Oil Companies

    Sunday, 8th February 2015
    The violence roiling Libya has increasingly targeted oil companies and their assets, upending long-term investments by Western companies and driving down production in a country that helped trigger the world-wide rout in oil prices.