New militant group in the Niger Delta region, Niger Delta Avengers have attacked the Chevron Escravos oil tank farm in Delta state.
This is the third time they will be carrying out an attack on major oil facilities in the region. The group announced this recent attack on its twitter handle.
Chevron’s onshore activities in Delta have now been shutdown as a result of these attacks.
The Avengers had given oil companies in the region till the end of the month to stop operations or face further attack.