Final Statement Obelle Concern Citizens (OCC) vs. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS)
The Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) published the Final Statement of the Specific Instance of Obelle Concern Citizens (OCC) versus Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) on February 27, 2020. The notification is regarding the consequences of a gas fire eruption in Nigeria in 1998, that would have caused lasting environmental damage to the land of Obelle Concern Citizens. SPDC has not accepted the NCP’s good offices to facilitate a dialogue between the parties on the issues raised. Therefore, NCP’s Final Statement describes the NCP-process as well as the conclusions and recommendations of the NCP towards SPDC and RDS.