Nigeria’s Trans-Forcados pipeline which exports the Forcados crude oil is shut down for repairs to inspect a leak, a source with knowledge of the matter said, according to report seen by business a.m.
The pipeline was shut about 5 days ago, the source said
It transports about 200,000 to 240,000 barrels per day of crude
Trading sources said that loadings were delayed by at least a week
Terminal operator SPDC, a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary and pipeline operator Heritage Oil declined to comment