Statement | April 27, 2021Global Witness position following OPL 245 verdict
Statement | March 17, 2021NGOs and activists are today disappointed and outraged as Shell and Eni - two of the worlds biggest polluters - were found not guilty of corruption relating to the purchase of a Nigerian oilfield, in a Milan trial.
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Our investigation into a deal in which international oil companies Shell and Eni bought rights to one of Africa’s most promising oil blocks revealed that executives knew that the $1.1bn they paid was likely to fund a vast bribery scheme. Investigations into the deal have led to one of the biggest corporate bribery trials in history.