PIA fallout: NUPRC intervenes to suspend shutdown of Otumara flow station


The shutdown of Otumara Flow Station, operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), which would have cost Nigeria 20,000/bpd crude oil production, has been temporarily suspended following the timely intervention of officials of Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) on Saturday.

Our correspondent gathered Saturday evening that following the occupation of the SPDC flow station on Friday after the expiration of 48 hours ultimatum, officials of NUPRC with SPDC were at Otumara Flow Station to prevail on the protesters to back down.

Recall that Ugborodo, Ugboegungun and Deghele communities in Warri South West had, all this while, called on SPDC to visit…

Source: Nigerian Tribune