Nigeria is known to be one of the largest crude oil-producing countries in Africa, and ranked the 6th oil producer in the world. It produces an average of about 2million barrels of crude oil per day. 70% of every oil produced in Nigeria comes from the Niger-Delta region of the country, which constitutes about 7% of the Nigeria’s land mass. In this piece, we shall look at the list of oil well owners in Nigeria.
With Niger-Delta being the highest oil-producing region in Nigeria, therefore one does not need a prophet to tell him that most oil blocks in Nigeria are located in that region. Niger Delta is a region within the South-South geopolitical zone in Nigeria.
Kindly note that some states in South East such as Anambra, Abia and Imo state are among the oil-producing states in Nigeria, and some part of Abia and Imo constitute the Niger Delta. Also, some states in the South-west like Ondo and Logas are counted as the oil states.
List of oil producing state in Nigeria
Oil-producing states in Nigeria are; Akwa Ibom, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Edo, Abia, Anambra, Imo, Ondo, and Lagos.
The amount of oil each of these states produces is not evenly distributed; in the sense that one state produces high or lower than the others. For example; Akwa Ibom state, Delta state, Rivers state and Bayelsa State all together produce about 90% of all oil produced in Nigeria, while other states combined together share the remaining 10 percentage.
Note: The list below is the not the full list, some secretly own oil well. And also some owned oil well by proxy. So, have it in mind that this is not
Below are the list and Names of oil well owners in Nigeria;
Alhaji Mohammed Ludimi,
Alhaji W.I. Folawiyo,
Alhaji Aminu Cantata,
Alhaji Sela Mohammed Gambo,
Alhaji Mai Daribo,
Aminu Alhassan dantata,
Colonel Sanni Bello,
General Theophilus Danjuma,
Prince Nasiru Ado Bayero,