http://www.news.com.au/business/story/0,23636,23902426-31037,00.html Militants blow up oil pipeline From correspondents in Lagos June 21, 2008 11:07pm Article from: Agence France-Presse NIGERIAN militants have blown up a key oil supply pipeline operated by US oil group Chevron, slashing output by 120,000 barrels per day, military and industry sources say. "The attack took place yesterday (Friday) near Escravos. The supply pipeline was blown up. The company has shut down operation in the area," Brigadier-General Wuyep Rimtip said. Industry sources said Chevron had declared a force majeure, halting 120,000 barrels per day output as a result of the attack.