Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 12

20-March-2006

OPEC/SUPPLY/DEMAND

Militant Attacks Force Shut-In Of 556,000 B/D Of Nigerian Oil Production

Nigeria has been forced to shut-in 556,000 b/d of oil production due to militant attacks on infrastructure and oil workers in mid-February, Oil Minister Edmund Daukoro said on 14 March. Shell reported that 455,000 b/d of its oil production in the Niger Delta had been halted as a result of the attacks, and Mr Daukoro said an additional 100,000 b/d of...