Shell’s Nigerian business has declared force majeure for Bonny Light crude oil for the second time in just over a month after a leak led to a pipeline shutdown in the restive Niger Delta, a news report said.

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Shell called an end to its last force majeure after fixing a separate leak on the Nembe Creek trunk line, Reuters reported today.

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A spokeswoman for the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria was quoted as saying Bonny Light exports were continuing via the recently reopened Trans Niger Pipeline.

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Oil production in Nigeria is 700,000 barrels a day short due to militant attacks on pipelines and other infrastructure.

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