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NNPC repairs Arepo oil pipeline

30 July 2015, 07:49

Abuja - The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) said it had repaired the System 2B Pipeline, which was breached on July 21 at Arepo, in Ogun.

This information is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja and signed by the Group General Manager of the Group Public Affairs Division NNPC, Ohi Alegbe.

It stated that the NNPC engineers, who were deployed in the scene of the incident, were able to access the pipeline after the fire was put out and began repair immediately.

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"The vital System 2B Pipeline, which was breached at Arepo last week, has been fixed and brought back on stream.

"Pumping of products through the system began on Monday upon the successful completion of repair.

"Those engaged in vandalism should desist from the act in order to avoid the consequences.

"Those engaged in the criminal acts of pipeline sabotage and oil theft should stop, so as to save themselves from the resultant horrendous deaths," said the statement.



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