May 2016, Vol. 243, No. 5

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Shell Nigeria Declares Force Majeure as Attacks Cut Production

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — In a story May 11 about attacks on Nigerian oil installations, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Shell had closed its Bonny oil terminal. Shell declared force majeure but exports continue. A corrected version of the story is below: Shell declared force majeure on Nigeria’s benchmark Bonny Light crude oil and was evacuating workers from a threatened oil field as renewed militant attacks cut production in Africa’s biggest petroleum producer, the company and a union leader said. Three soldiers guarding an oil installation were shot and killed when they came under fierce attack Monday, Col. Isa Ado said Wednesday. He is spokesman for the Joint Mi

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