Chevron’s onshore activities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta have been shut down by a militant attack at its Escravos terminal, a company source said on Thursday.
A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has told oil firms to leave the delta before the end of May, said late on Wednesday that it had blown up the facility’s mains electricity feed.
“It is a crude line which means all activities in Chevron are grounded,” the source told Reuters, without elaborating.
A Twitter account with the group’s name said late on Wednesday: “We Warned #Chevron but they didn’t Listen. @NDAvengers just blow up the Escravos tank farm Main Electricity Feed PipeLine.”
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