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Exxon Mobil detects oil spill in Akwa Ibom

Channels Television  
Updated August 16, 2012

Exxon Mobil Corp. said it has detected an oil spill along the shoreline of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta.

Exxon Mobil spokesman Nigel Cookey-Gam said in an email statement on Wednesday that the spill was spotted near Ibeno in Akwa Ibom where the U.S. oil company’s local subsidiary has the  base of its operations.