Chevron completes drilling of relief well offshore Nigeria

*Funiwa 1 natural gas well has been sealed and abandoned

18 June 2012, Sweetcrude, LAGOS, Nigeria – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) said that its subsidiary, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), has sealed and abandoned the shallow water Funiwa 1A natural gas well after completing the drilling of a relief well.

Production at the North Apoi field, which had been shut in as a precaution, has also been restored and the field is now producing approximately 2,000 barrels of oil per day.

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