• ExxonMobil denies Niger Delta Avengers attack

    ExxonMobil denies Niger Delta Avengers attack

    Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday no attacks took place at its facilities after Niger Delta Avengers said it had blown up the Qua Iboe 48″ crude oil export pipeline operated by the company.

    “There were no attacks on our facilities,” said Exxon Mobil spokesman Todd Spitler.

    Earlier, the Avengers, which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Nigeria’s southern oil hub, said it attacked the pipeline at about 07:30