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Pipeline Sabotage in Nigeria
September 25, 2013 | Industry Week

Thieves damaged a crude oil pipeline in Nigera that will force Shell to stop exporting 150,000 barrels per day until a repair is completed. Oil companies operating in Nigeria are plagued with vandalism and theft.


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