Eni confirmed on Monday that one of its Nigerian pipelines was attacked, the second attack in the less than a week.
The Italy-based company told UPI that the Ogbaimbiri-Tebidaba pipeline was attacked by militants but no further details have been provided.
The company said about 4,200 barrels of oil per day of its equity production was impacted by the incident.
No injuries or spills have been reported.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack came just days after an Eni gas pipeline in Ogbembiri in Bayelsa state was attacked with explosives.
An Eni spokesman told Reuters last Wednesday that “sabotage” at the line impacted 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
That blast came on the heels of a militant attack against Chevron’s Okan offshore facility in the Western Niger Delta region.
Chevron said the 9,000 barrel per day facility was “breached by unknown persons” and shut in on May 4.
The company deployed resources to respond to a spill of undisclosed size.
The shut in was not expected to impact Chevron’s crude exports.
A group known as the Niger Delta Avengers claimed responsibility for the Chevron attack.
Although Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa, a wave of thefts and sabotage have caused unplanned outages of up to 500,000 barrels per day, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.