Pipeline Outages / Nigeria 02-210518 – UPDATE





EVENT ONGOING

Event: Pipeline Outages

 

Date and Time: As of 1200hrs UTC 24th May

Location: Nigeria

  

Description: Trans Forcados pipeline has resumed operation, with a pumping station coming back online. Shell stated that exports had not been disrupted by the closure, although some June cargoes
of Forcados crude had been deferred to July.

 

Nembe Creek Trunk Line remains under force majeure.

 

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From: Max Williams <operations@arcafrica.com>
Date: Monday, 21 May 2018 at 21:01
Subject: Pipeline Outages / Nigeria 02-210518

 

EVENT ONGOING

Event: Pipeline Outages

 

Date and Time: As of 1200hrs UTC 21st May

Location: Nigeria

  

Description: Trans Forcados Pipeline has been shut for about a week and a half due to a possible leak which resulted in loss of approximately 240,000 barrels of crude per day. Force Majeure has
not been declared by the operators of the pipeline, Heritage Oil. Repairs are ongoing.

 

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria has declared Force Majeure on exports of Bonny Light Crude, due to a shutdown of the Nembe Creek Trunk Line by the operator, Aiteo Eastern E&P Company.
It has been estimated that Nigeria is losing approximately US$13 million per day due to the suspension of operations.

 

ARC will update should more information be received.

 

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T: +44 (0) 203 151 0170

 

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