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Niger Delta Avengers Attack Escravos Terminal
Thursday, May 26, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers attack Chevron's Escravos terminal in Nigeria, according to a statement on Twitter.

Militants Attack Agip Oil Pipeline In Nigeria's Bayelsa State
Sunday, May 22, 2016 A crude oil pipeline in Nigeria's southern state of Bayelsa, operated by the local subsidiary of Italy's Eni, was attacked on Sunday.

Shell, Exxon Seen as Majors Most Exposed to Nigeria Attacks
Friday, May 20, 2016 Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are the international oil companies most exposed to violence in the Niger River delta that has cut Nigeria's output and fueled a rally in global crude prices, according to Rystad Energy.

Community Group: Gas Pipeline in Niger Delta Operated Attacked
Friday, May 20, 2016 A gas pipeline in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta region operated by the state energy company was attacked late on Thursday, a spokesman for a local community group and a witness said on Friday.

Cairn Energy Hits Oil at SNE-4 Appraisal Well
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Cairn Energy plc encounters a gross oil column of 328 feet at the SNE-4 appraisal well offshore Senegal.

  


Violent Struggle Over Oil And Money Rattles Global Energy Market
Thursday, May 19, 2016 After years of relative peace, militants are again blowing up the pipelines that criss-cross the mangrove swamps of Nigeria's Niger River delta, reducing oil output to the lowest in almost three decades and fueling a rally in global crude prices.

ENI Gas Pipeline In Nigeria's Delta Attacked
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Unknown attackers blow up a gas pipeline belonging to Italy's ENI in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, residents say.

Nigerian Army Says Arrests Suspected 'Avengers' Militants In Delta
Monday, May 16, 2016 The Nigerian army says it has arrested members of a militant group which has claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks on pipelines in the Delta region.

Exxon Declares Force Majeure On Nigerian Qua Iboe Crude
Friday, May 13, 2016 Exxon Mobil declares force majeure on Nigerian Qua Iboe crude exports after trouble with a pipeline disrupted supplies.

Nigeria Oil Union Says Shell, Chevron Workers Evacuated
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Oil producers are evacuating workers from the Niger Delta because of the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria’s most-important oil producing region, a union official says.

Nigerian Oil Workers Union: 'Any Reasonable Company' Should Evacuate Staff
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Oil companies operating in Nigeria should evacuate their staff from the southern Niger Delta after several attacks on oil facilities, says a senior oil workers' union official.

Nigerian Oil Output Plunges to 20-Year Low as Attacks Escalate
Friday, May 06, 2016 Nigeria is suffering a worsening bout of oil disruption that has pushed production to the lowest in 20 years, as attacks against facilities in the energy-rich but impoverished nation increase in number and audacity.