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Shell in Dutch court on Nigeria oil spills case

by on October 11, 2012 8:57 am BST
Shell in Dutch court on Nigeria oil spills caseBY SELINA WILLIAMSLONDON--Royal Dutch Shell is appearing in court in the Netherlands over compensation claims for damage from oil spills in Nigeria.The case has been brought by environmental group Friends of the Earth Netherlands and four Nigerian farmers, who claim

Nigeria LNG in force majeure

by on October 5, 2012 8:46 pm BST
"An attempt was made to steal crude oil from the Bomu-Bonny trunk line and offload it onto a waiting ship that led to a fire on the line and on the ship on Sunday," a Shell spokesman told Reuters.The force majeure, which covers the company should delivery

Shell shuts key Nigeria pipeline due to fire

by on October 1, 2012 6:35 am BST
Shell shuts key Nigeria pipeline due to fireBY SELINA WILLIAMSLONDON -- Shell said that its Nigeria subsidiary had shut a key oil pipeline following a fire caused by theft of crude from the line. The SPDC, shut the 28 inch Bomu Bonny trunk line it operates in a joint venture after discovering

Shell shuts Nigerian pipeline

by on October 1, 2012 2:29 am BST
"Shell ... has shut the 28-inch Bomu-Bonny Trunkline after discovering a fire on it early this morning," Reuters quoted a statement from the Anglo-Dutch supermajor as saying on Sunday."A burning vessel, thought to be involved in the theft of crude oil from the line, was sighted near