Oil leak at Shell field in Nigeria

2011-12-21 16:35
Lagos - An oil leak has caused a production halt at a Shell facility off Nigeria capable of producing 200 000 barrels per day, the company said on Wednesday, adding that "less than 40 000 barrels" have leaked.

"Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company can confirm it is responding to an oil leak at the 200 000 barrel-per-day capacity Bonga deepwater facility, approximately 120km off the Nigeria coast," a statement said.

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