Shell Nigeria declares force majeure on Forcados offtake programme

*Crude oil vessel.

*Crude oil vessel.

22 February 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos — The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, declared force majeure on Forcados liftings effective 1500hrs (Nigerian time) February 21 2016, following the disruption in production caused by the spill on the Forcados Terminal subsea crude export pipeline.

SPDC is intensifying efforts on containment and oil recovery from February 14, 2016, spill while also finalising repair plans.

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