Niger Delta Avengers say attacked Nigeria's Chevron Escravos pipeline

By Tife Owolabi
Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers said it attacked an oil pipeline in Nigeria’s restive southern energy hub on Tuesday and warned international oil companies (IOCs) not to carry out repairs on damaged energy infrastructure.
Nigeria’s oil output, typically close to 2.2 million barrels per day (bpd), fell to less than 1.3 million bpd this spring as militants bombed energy facilities. But, amid a ceasefire announced by the Avengers in August, the petroleum ministry said oil production had risen to 1.9 million bpd.
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Source: reuters.com

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