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Oil production resumes on Bonga as operator concludes maintenance

Oil production resumes on Bonga as operator concludes maintenance

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Following concerns raised by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), on non-compliance to COVID-19 protocols in offshore oil fields, operators of the Bonga oil field have allayed fears, noting that production is being ramped up on the field. According to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), the Bonga Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel was restarted on June 15, 2020, and production is ramping up after the successful completion of the scheduled maintenance activities ahead of schedule. Shell’s spokesperson, Bamidele Odugbesan, while reacting to reports about the disruption of maintenance efforts at the Bonga oil field, allegedly forcing the oil producer to evacuate workers due to a coronavirus outbreak, said the project had already been co...