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Aiteo resumes oil production after Nembe oilfield leak

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Aiteo Resumes Nembe Oilfield Operations

Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company (AEEPCO), the operator of the NNPC/Aiteo Joint Venture on OML 29, announced the resumption of oil production on Saturday. This follows the recent disclosure of an oil spill on its Nembe Oilfield asset in Bayelsa.

The Indigenous oil firm stated that the resumption of production came after the completion of a joint investigative visit to the spill site by all relevant stakeholders, as mandated by regulations.

“AEEPCO will reopen its facilities for production while continuing other statutory spill management protocols concurrently,” the company announced.

Victor Okoronkwo, AEEPCO’s Group Managing Director, provided an update, confirming a comprehensive assessment of the company’s operations and assets on the Nembe Oilfield.

“After a comprehensive evaluation of our operations and infrastructure at the Nembe Swamp Field, we are delighted to confirm the resumption of production activities,” Okoronkwo said.

He added, “Our dedicated team has worked diligently to address the issues caused by the recent incident and implemented enhanced safety protocols to prevent future occurrences. We have engaged with regulatory bodies, local communities, and stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability throughout this process.”

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