Niger Delta militants popularly known as ‘Niger Delta Avengers’ last night launched a fresh attack on Chevron’s trunk pipeline used in conveying crude oil for export.
The trunk pipeline is located at Abiteye in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
According to Thisday, the militants arrived the spot at about 10pm last night in two boats before launching the attack.
The report added that security operatives in the area did not put up any resistance to the attack.
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Speaking with the newspaper, Chevron Nigeria’s General Manager in charge of Policy, Government and Public Affairs, PGPA, Mr. Deji Haastrup said the company would not respond to the attack.
“We are not making any comments at this time,” Haastrup said.
Last night’s attack on the company’s oil installation by militants made it the third in less than a month.