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Reuters: Pipeline leak shuts another 77,000 bpd in Nigeria

Thu May 31, 2007 5:32 PM BST

LAGOS, May 31 (Reuters) – A leak on a major oil export pipeline in Nigeria has forced Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile , Research) to shut another 77,000 barrels per day, a spokesman said on Thursday.

The pipeline leak occurred on May 25 on the Nembe pipeline in the southern state of Bayelsa and the company is trying to gain access to the site to begin repairs, he added.

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