2 The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the drop was sequel to an explosion which occurred at the 24 Ogboinbiri and OB-OB gas pipeline, the gas export feed to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NL plant.
3 Mr Idris Musa, the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), confirmed the pipeline blast to the NAN on Wednesday.
4 He said that the blast was reported to the agency in the early hours of Tuesday, noting that the damaged facility normally evacuates an average of 5 .
5 Musa said following the notification, a team of officials comprising the Secretary of Azikoro community, the Bayelsa Commissioner for Mineral Resources and representatives of NOSDRA visited the incident site early Wednesday.
7 “Due to the high pressure, NAOC was directed by NOSDRA to depressurize the facility preparatory for a Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) which will follow immediately to ascertain the cause and extent of the incident.
9 NewsSourceCredit: NAN