Sunday, January 10, 2010

Nigerian oil pipeline hit again; a troubling pattern


The Associated Press, in a story by Jon Gambrell printed today on p A10 under “World Digest” of The Washington Post, reports that gunmen have again disrupted an oil pipeline in Nigeria, owned by Chevron, forcing the company to reduce output. It’s not likely to impact the price of oil much immediately. This is a troubling story, repeated several times, now occurring right after the Christmas Day Incident involving a Nigerian.

The link is here.

See again the story here Aug. 15, 2008.

Update: Jan. 13

Check the Washington Post editorial "A President AWOL: Who is in charge of Nigeria?" link here. The editorial title reminds me of the title of the movie "The President's Plane Is Missing" from the early 1970s.

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