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Nigeria: 800,000 oil barrels/day shut in

Friday, June 9th, 2006

Attacks against oil infrastructure have shut in 800,000 barrels of oil per day in Nigeria. Tony Chukwueke, director of Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources, said “This is a huge loss to Nigeria and we don’t know what to do about it.”

Meanwhile, another top Iraqi oil industry official was kidnapped yesterday.