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Pipeline Attack Signals Renewed Niger Delta Tensions

An attack on a petroleum pipeline in Nigeria’s restive Niger Delta region last week sent crude gushing into creeks and raised fears of a renewed insurgency in the country’s oil production heartland. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says the flow of oil from a ruptured pipeline near the Bayelsa State community of Brass has been stopped. He says he didn’t know how much oil has been spilled. A spokesman for Italian multinational Eni, parent company of pipeline operator Agip, did not respond to an...

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