Operatives of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp in synergy with TANTITA Security conducting Anti Oil Theft Operations in Southern Nigeria, have intensified the fight against criminals sabWotaging Nigeria’s oil sector, as troops of 34 Artillery Brigade uncovered and destroyed two revamped oil bunkering camps in Egbema West of Ohaji EgbAema Local Government Area of Imo State.
The Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu in a press statement said
troops completely shut down the operation of the illegal refining site containing 44 drum ovens, three reservoirs of estimated 30,000 Litres capacity of illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) and 53 sacks of AGO.
Additionally, troops of 3 Battalion in conjunction with members of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as TANTITA Security Services also destroyed 4 active illegal refining camps in Opumami Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. The anti oil theft operatives destroyed three wooden boats, six ovens, six reservoirs, 11 drums containing illegally refined AGO, one large reservoir loaded with stolen crude oil, 38 sacks of stolen crude oil and two tapping hoses.