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Encyclopedia > Bonny Island

Bonny Island is situated at the southern edge of Rivers State in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. In the early 1990s the Federal Government of Nigeria, in collaboration with its international partners started the multi-billion dollar project Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited (NLNG). Due to its strategic position, the island hosts various oil companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Mobil, Chevron, Agip, and Elf. Rivers State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. ... The Niger Delta, the delta of the Niger River in Nigeria, is a densely populated region sometimes called the Oil Rivers because it was once a major producer of palm oil. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... Royal Dutch Shell plc/Koninklijke Nederlandse Shell NV is a major Anglo-Dutch energy company, one of the three largest Super Majors (vertically integrated private-sector oil, natural gas, and petrol companies) in the world, along with BP and ExxonMobil. ... Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) is the largest publicly-traded oil producer and distributor in the world, formed on November 30, 1999, by the merger of Exxon and Mobil. ... Chevron Corporation NYSE: CVX is one of the worlds largest global energy companies. ... Agip (Azienda Generale Italiana Petroli) is an Italian automotive oil and fuel manufacturer. ... Total SA (Euronext: FP, NYSE: TOT) is a French oil company headquartered in Paris, France, and one of the top four oil companies in the world (along with Royal Dutch Shell, BP, and ExxonMobil). ...


Port Harcourt is the closest city to Bonny Island. Ferries are the main form of transport to and from the island. Location of Port Harcourt in Nigeria Port Harcourt is a city located in the Niger Delta in Nigeria. ...


 
 

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