Port Harcourt - Due to an encroachment on the right-of-way of gas pipelines, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has shut down the Obigbo gas plant in Rivers State.
The company took the decision after discovering that different types of buildings and structures had been erected on high pressure gas pipelines, reports BusinessDay.
Shell’s spokesman, Precious Okolobo, said the company took the decision in the interest of public safety.
He noted that supply to industrial consumers and power plants has been affected because of the shutdown.
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