Militants Attack Chevron Oil Facility in Nigeria, Shut Down

May 6, 2016 10:04 AM

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Nigerian officials say militants attacked a major Chevron oil and gas facility and the U.S.-based multinational says it has shut production there but exports will continue.

A new group called the Niger Delta Avengers says it bombed the offshore Okan platform on Wednesday and warned international companies that "the Nigerian military can't protect your facilities."

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