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OPL 245: Eni, Shell Knew of Corrupt Payments, Rules Italian Judge - THISDAYLIVE
Peter Uzoho with agency reports An Italian judge, Giusy Barbara, found yesterday that Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware that their 2011 purchase of Nigeria’s Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL 245) would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials. Italy’s Eni and Shell bought the OPL 245 offshore field for about $1.3 …