Royal Dutch Shell Plc  .com Rotating Header Image

Reuters: FACTBOX-Nigeria's foreign oil firms

18 Feb 2006 16:49:03 GMT
Source: Reuters
Feb 18 (Reuters) – Nigerian militants launched a string of attacks on the world's eighth largest oil exporter on Saturday, abducting nine foreign workers, bombing a major oil export platform and sabotaging two pipelines. Royal Dutch Shell suspended exports from the 380,000 barrel-a-day Forcados tanker terminal, a senior industry source said. Nigeria supplies about 2.4 million barrels daily.
The following foreign companies operate in Nigeria:
* Royal Dutch Shell is the largest, producing over 40 percent of Nigeria's oil. It employs 5,000 people.
* Exxon Mobil is Nigeria's second largest oil producer, with about 720,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) of crude, condensate and natural gas liquids. It has 1,900 employees
* France's Total produced around 270,000 boepd in 2004 in Nigeria and has about 1,200 employees.
* Italy's ENI produced around 161,000 boepd in 2004.
* U.S. major Chevron averaged production of 117,000 bpd of oil in 2004. It employs over 2,000 people. and its sister non-profit websites,,,,,, and are owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia feature.

0 Comments on “Reuters: FACTBOX-Nigeria's foreign oil firms”

Leave a Comment

Comment Rules

  • Please show respect to the opinions of others no matter how seemingly far-fetched.
  • Abusive, foul language, and/or divisive comments may be deleted without notice.
  • Each blog member is allowed limited comments, as displayed above the comment box.
  • Comments must be limited to the number of words displayed above the comment box.
  • Please limit one comment after any comment posted per post.

%d bloggers like this: