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Shell Closes Nigerian Oil Pipeline After Leak

Shell Closes Nigerian Oil Pipeline After Leak, PM News Reports

By Jacob Adelman – Sep 4, 2012 2:34 AM GMT+0100

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) closed an oil pipeline in Nigeria after detecting a leak, Lagos-based PM News reported on its website, citing a company spokesman.

The leak on a line connecting an oil well with the company’s Nembe Creek 2 flowstation in Nigeria’s southern Rivers state was discovered on Aug. 29, PM News reported yesterday, citing Precious Okolobo, a Shell spokesman.

Shell was investigating the source of the leak, which is not thought to have had much impact on production, PM News said, citing Okolobo.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jacob Adelman in Tokyo at [email protected]

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alexander Kwiatkowski at [email protected]



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