• Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Oil production in Nigeria has risen to about 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd), from 1.6 million bpd, due to repairs and more than a week having passed since a major pipeline attack in the Niger Delta, a state oil company spokesman said on Monday.

    Militants who say they want a greater share of Nigeria’s oil wealth to go to the impoverished Delta region have carried out a spate of attacks on pipelines in the last few months.

    Nigeria, an OPEC member […]