Our attention have been drawn to the unfounded rumour being peddled by mischief makers on social media that the Bayelsa State Government has demanded the sum of 200 million naira from the Hyundai Heavy Industries Company Limited as money spent to fuel the company's power plant at the time it trained Bayelsan youths on vocational skills at the Bayelsa State College of Arts and Sciences (BYCAS) being part of the company's obligations to build the "Brass Fabrication Yard".
Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability, SACA, an organization based in Yenagoa has called on multi-national oil companies operating in the Niger Delta to adopt best global practices in their operations.
Bayelsa State Government is to sign a Global Memorandum of Understanding with Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC) on the Gbarain/Ubie Gas plant, a multi-million dollar project, which is the largest investment in Africa.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Tuesday reiterated his call on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the bottlenecks militating against the commencement of work on the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Refinery projects.
Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dicksonon Wednesday said, the government will set up a task force to check the activities of illegal crude oil refineries to protect the environment in Bayelsa State.