The Niger Delta Avengers has claimed that it undertook two more attacks against Chevron sites in the Niger Delta region.

The militant group said in a social media post that it blew up two Chevron oil wells, RMP 23 and RMP 24, early Wednesday morning.

“This is to show the whole world that Nigeria Military is good in harassing innocent Civilians. With the heavy presence of 100 Gunboats, 4 Warships and Jet Bombers NDA blew up Chevron Oil Well RMP 23 and RMP 24 3:44am this Morning,” the group said.

Chevron has not confirmed the attacks.

Those claims follow several attacks against oil and gas sites in the Niger Delta in recent weeks.

The Niger Delta Avengers claimed responsibility for an attack against Chevron’s Okan offshore facility in the Western Niger Delta in early May.

No injuries or casualties were reported.

Chevron said it deployed resources to respond to a spill of undisclosed size following the attack.

The security risks reportedly prompted Shell to pull some personnel from the Eja OML 79 platform following the attack against Chevron’s facility.

A small group of staff reportedly remained on board to carry out skeletal operations.

Eni confirmed last month that a gas pipeline in Ogbembiri in Bayelsa state was attacked with explosives.

An Eni spokesman told Reuters that “sabotage” at the line had impacted 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.

That incident was followed days later by an attack against Eni’s Ogbaimbiri-Tebidaba pipeline.

Eni said about 4,200 barrels of oil per day of its equity production was impacted by the incident.

No injuries or spills were reported in either of those attacks.

Militant groups have claimed that the attacks are deigned to help residents in the energy-rich Niger Delta win a larger share of oil and gas revenues.

Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa but sporadic supply disruptions have resulted in unplanned outages of up to 500,000 barrels per day, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


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