Nigeria on brink of more energy attacks

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil producer, is on the brink of another cycle of energy industry attacks
Tom DiChristopher
Analysts are warning that militants could soon wreak havoc on Nigeria’s oil industry, plunging the African petrostate back into a cycle of sabotage.
Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer, has seen a period of relative calm in its restive southern delta region over the last year. Early in 2016, a series of spectacular attacks carried out by a mysterious group called the Niger Delta Avengers cratered Nigeria’s oil production, exacerbating an economic crunch triggered by low oil prices.
To continue reading, please click here.

Share this article


More articles from MAST...

intel reports

Security and Risk Report 26/10/22

MAST’s security report issue 355 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, local fishing communities in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, have complained

Read More »

Get in touch

Maritime Security
24/7 Emergency Telephone:+44 (0) 1218 209 946

Main Office: +44 (0) 1279 216726

Risk Consulting
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 528

Security Systems
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 521

Skip to content