Trans Niger Oil Pipeline

From Global Energy Monitor
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Trans Niger Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in Nigeria.[1]


The Trans Niger Oil Pipeline runs from the Nun River fields to Rumuekpe.

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Project Details

  • Operator:
  • Owner: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited[2]
  • Parent company: Shell plc
  • Capacity: 180,000 barrels per day[2]
  • Length:
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start year: 1965[1]


According to Brittanica, in 1965 the Trans Niger Pipeline was completed, and Bonny Light crude oil is carried from the Nun River fields to Rumuekpe, where there is a link with the Trans Niger line.[1]

During October 2021–February 2022, crude oil was stolen from the pipeline.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Nun River | river, Nigeria | Britannica". Retrieved 2022-03-30.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Staff, Reuters (2017-07-25). "Shell shuts Trans Niger pipeline due to leak - company". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-03-30.
  3. Benson, Emmanuel Abara (2022-03-24). "Tony Elumelu and other oil magnates in Nigeria cry out, as huge volumes of crude oil are stolen from major pipeline". Business Insider Africa. Retrieved 2022-03-30.

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