Shell Nigeria shuts oil terminal as attacks cut production

May 11, 2016 6:01 PM

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WARRI, Nigeria – Shell is temporarily closing the terminal exporting Nigeria's benchmark Bonny Light crude oil as militant attacks have cut production in Africa's biggest petroleum producer.

Shell refused to confirm labor union reports that the company is also evacuating workers from Bonga oilfield following a threat.

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