Shell suspends production of 100,000 bpd oil

…over repairs Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it has suspended production at its EA field, offshore western Niger Delta. The field produces 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Shell spokesman, Precious Okolobo, told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the field, a joint venture, was temporarily shut down for repairs. “The Shell Petroleum Development Company’s joint venture-operated EA field offshore western Niger Delta has been temporarily shut down as a precaution ...
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Added April 14, 2010
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