Militants threaten new attacks

Reuters) — Nigerian militants who have sabotaged oil facilities and kidnapped workers in the southern Niger Delta said on Tuesday they would stage a series of attacks in the next few days to show oil companies their power. In an … read more

Shell Shuts in 115,000 Bpd

Shell Petroleum Develop-ment Company yesterday said that it had shut in production from the EA field, located offshore Warri in Delta State, resulting in production deferment of 111,500 barrels of crude per day (bpd). This brings to a total of … read more

Hostages ‘in good health’

The four foreign oil workers kidnapped by Nigerian militants have told Reuters news agency they are in good health. The four – from the UK, US, Bulgaria and Honduras – were taken hostage by armed men on speedboats a week … read more

War in Niger Delta

WARRI ? FIGHTING between soldiers and militants in the Niger Delta continued yesterday following the attack on the Shell Petroleum Development Company operated Benisede flowstation which left 13 military personnel dead and an equal number of civilian casualties. Information from … read more

Update on hostages & Shell

Hostages are being held in Amutu, Delta State (info from Bayelsa Joint Task Force Shell representative and Ecodrill Country Manager) American Citizen Services Warden in Warri said ambulances were at the airport accepting injured from continued fighting in the creeks … read more

Shell confirm another attack

Nigerian troops battled militia fighters in swamps around a Royal Dutch Shell oil platform that militants attacked at dawn Sunday, the third assault on Shell oil facilities in less than a week in the troubled region. Shell confirmed the attack … read more