BY JENNY GROSS
LONDON -- Shell lifted its force majeure on gas supplies to
Nigeria's NLNG, the company said in a statement.
"The force majeure was declared on 15th May 2013 due to a
leak on the Eastern Gas Gathering System [EGGS-1] pipeline,"
Shell said in the statement. "The joint investigation visit to
the location of the leak showed that the leak was caused by
Shell has repaired the line and resumed gas production, the
A force majeure is declared when a company is unable to
fulfill its contractual obligations to deliver crude due to
circumstances beyond its control. NLNG has said the disrupted
gas supply was the equivalent of 40% - 50% of NLNG's usual
total gas intake.
NLNG is a joint venture between the Nigerian National
Petroleum, Shell, Total, and Eni.
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