OML 56: Midwestern Oil & Gas And 2 Ors Sued For Collusion, Trespass & Drilling Oil On Private Land Without Compensation

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A 47-year old Nigerian, Mr. Friday Okolo (Photo 1: left) has sued an indigenous Nigerian Oil & Gas company, another defendant and a third party for illegal entry, continuous trespass and consequent drilling of oil and gas on his private land without paying compensation.

The opposing parties in the lawsuit are Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited (the first defendant), Chief Sunday Ochonogor, a native doctor and herbalist (the second defendant) who is sued in his personal capacity and on behalf of the Umuachi Family of Umusadege Quarters in Kwale, Delta State and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) sued in the corporation’s capacity and on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources (the third party). 

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OML 56: Midwestern Oil & Gas And 2 Ors Sued For Collusion, Trespass & Drilling Oil On Private Land Without Compensation