AFX Asia (Focus): Vandals set fire to oil pipeline in Nigeria: “The news comes barely a week after a pipeline belonging to the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell exploded near the southern oil city of Port Harcourt.”: Thursday December 29, 2005
LAGOS (AFX) - Unidentified vandals have set fire to an oil products pipeline in Adeje community, near Nigeria's southern oil city of Warri, a senior security official told Agence France-Presse.
"Unknown vandals on Tuesday set fire to the pipeline of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC). The effect of the fire is very extensive and we are doing everything possible to mitigate it," said the official, who spoke on telephone on condition of anonymity.
PPMC is an affiliate of state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corp.
The news comes barely a week after a pipeline belonging to the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell exploded near the southern oil city of Port Harcourt.
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