In this Thursday, March 24, 2011 photo, oil is seen on the creek water's surface near Ogoniland, outside Port Harcourt, in Nigeria's Delta region. (AP/Sunday Alamba)

Shell, Eni Charged With Corruption In Billion Dollar Nigerian Oil Deal

The fallout from the purchase of oil licence OPL 245 has dogged both Shell and Eni for years. The license is thought to hold around nine billion barrels of oil.