SHOOT: 300 spills a year. Oil companies need to clean up their act. Now. Let the litigation begin.
We could smell the oil long before we saw it – the stench of garage forecourts and rotting vegetation hanging thickly in the air.
On 1 May this year a ruptured ExxonMobil pipeline in the state of Akwa Ibom spilled more than a million gallons into the delta over seven days before the leak was stopped.
"This kind of spill happens all the time in the delta."