23 Dec '11, 6pm

Source of the oil leak in Nigeria has been confirmed

The source of the Shell oil spill this week off the coast of Nigeria , likely the country's worst offshore spill in more than a decade, has been confirmed as a leak in a flexible export line to a tanker, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports . Shell, Europe's largest oil company, says it is continuing to use dispersants to clean up the spill and the production facility, which has a capacity of 200,000 barrels a day, remains shut down. Mutiu Sunmonu, the Shell chairman for Nigeria, said in a statement: “The sheen has thinned considerably due to a combination of natural factors and dispersant application, and in places is breaking up, all of which should aid further dissipation."

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