Shell stops Bonny Light exports

By Staff reporter 15 August 2016

Shell has declared force majeure on exports of Bonny Light crude oil from the Niger Delta, Reuters reported on Friday.

It is the second force majeure Shell has declared on such exports this year, after briefly lifting force majeure last month.

A leak on the Nembe Creek trunk pipeline was the cause of the current suspension, Shell said in a statement.

The news comes after force majeure was declared on feed gas to the Nigeria LNG export plant last week.

The 22 mtpa facility is a major source of...

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