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Shell declares force majeure on Bonny Light exports

28 August 2015, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, has declared force majeure on Bonny Light exports effective August 27, 2015.

The company stated in a statement issued in Lagos that the development follows the shutdown of both the Trans Niger Pipeline, TNP, and Nembe Creek Trunkline, NCTL.

A leak was reported on the TNP at Oloma in Rivers State, while the NCTL is shut down for the removal of crude theft points, the statement said, adding that SPDC was working to repair and reopen the two lines as quickly as possible.
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