NNPC raise alarm over attacks on oil pipelines

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has raised alarm over attacks on oil pipelines.

The corporation disclosed this in its Monthly Financial and Operation Report (MFOR) for the month of June released yesterday, in Abuja.

It said that 1.76bn litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol was supplied in June.

On pipeline vandalism, the report revealed that there was 77 per cent rise in cases of oil pipeline vandalism in its network of pipeline infrastructure across the country in the month under review.

According to the report, 106 pipeline points were breached, representing an increase from the 60 points vandalized in May 2019.

It further explained that the Aba-Enugu axis in the system 2E pipeline corridor accounted for 25 per cent of the total pulverized points, while the Lagos Atlas Cove-Mosimi axis of the system 2B had 23 per cent of the compromised pipeline points.