Three communities in the Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have shut down operations at the Shell Petroleum Distribution Company (SPDC), flow station excravos Warri.

The protesters including men, women, youths and children of Ogidigben, Ajudaibo and Mandagho communities, occupied the installation located in their community, which is also a major place where crude oil is assembled for exportation.

Protesters demanded potable water while lamenting that their only access for water, were ponds in different locations in the community.

As part of its corporate social responsibility, operators at the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry are expected to show case a well-articulated and effectively publicized social responsibility policy as well as implement programmes that would be beneficial to its host communities.