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Niger Delta Avengers Strikes Again, Blows Up Chevron Crude Oil Trunk Line

Niger Delta militants, Nigerian Navy, NDA, NNPC, Militant
Posted: May 26, 2016 at 12:25 pm   /   by   /   comments (2)

Militants suspected to be members of the Niger Delta Avengers have blown up an underground Chevron crude oil trunk line.

The trunk line is located along the Seria Creek near Abiteye, a few kilometres away from the company’s multi-billion dollars Tank Farm in Escravos, Warri South West local government area of Delta State.

The incident, which occurred midnight, was noticed by workers in the production department when they observed drop in production pressure.

A top Chevron management officer and a security source both separately confirmed the incident.

The source said a technical team of experienced engineers had been dispatched to the scene of the spill to ascertain the true cause.

Seria Creek and all adjoining creeks of Abiteye have now been covered with massive oil spill emanating from the trunk line.

A local source in the area said, “At the moment, the entire creek has been littered with crude oil.”

The violent militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, also announced the attack on their twitter handle.

Comments (2)

  • May 26, 2016 at 1:27 pm EmmanuelUgah

    Too bad for the people in that area. Oil spill dangerous to the environment.

  • May 26, 2016 at 12:31 pm OlalereTajudeen

    OMG What do Nigerian army are waiting for!

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