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Nigeria Qua Iboe Oil Output Suspended

Oil production at the Qua Iboe Crude Oil Export Terminal, Nigeria, was disrupted yesterday by a leakage from the tank farm into the shore line.

Oil production at the Qua Iboe Crude Oil Export Terminal, Nigeria, was disrupted yesterday by a leakage from the tank farm into the shore line.

Sources at the oil facility told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the tank farm which processed crude oil for export was immediately shut down.

The power plant which supplied electricity for operations in the facility and the host community was also shut down.

The source further said that the decision was to forestall further damage to the environment.