An Italian court has heard that Eni and Shell were fully aware of corrupt payments to Nigerian officials that took place to secure the $1.3 billion OPL 245 offshore field in 2011,.
Prosecutors allege approximately $1.1 billion was siphoned off to agents and middlemen for the deal, which is considered one of the largest corruption scandals in Nigeria’s petroleum industry.
The news comes as a Nigerian Senate report has revealed that Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) owes $5.1 billion to...
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