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Nigeria chief says oil dispute with Chevron ends

A Nigerian community, which forced ChevronTexaco to shut in 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude for weeks, has ended its dispute with the U.S. oil giant, saying it can resume production. Unarmed villagers from the Niger Delta village of Kula besieged three flow stations operated by Chevron and oil giant Royal Dutch/Shell on Dec. 5 in a dispute over jobs and development, forcing the multinationals to shut in a total of 120,000 bpd. “Based on our discussions with Chevron, we have asked them to resume production,” Kula’s chief, Anab Sara-Igbe told Reuters on Thursday. Full Story

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