PARIS - Oil and gas major Total SA Tuesday said it declared force majeure 10 days ago at its OML natural gas field in Nigeria due to flooding, which forced the company to halt its natural gas production there.
Total is the operator of the onshore field and owns a 40% interest in it.
The force majeure concerns supplies to the Nigerian company NLNG as well as Total's services suppliers and the loss in output from OML 58 is partially compensated by additional production of Total's other fields in the country, which are offshore, a spokesman for the company said.
The company declined to say when production would restart and the force majeure would be lifted.
Copyright (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Click on the button below to add a comment.
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.
More from this Author
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you