The nation’s crude oil fortunes took another downward plunge, yesterday, following attacks by Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, on pipelines close to Escravos Tank Farm at Ciera creek, near Abiteye community, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, operated by Chevron Nigeria Limited. The attacks, on two separate gas and crude oil pipelines belonging to Chevron, Wednesday night, caught security agents and the oil company unawares. It was learned that both lines were blown up during Wednesday’s downpour which prevented residents and workers from hearing the explosions. An underground Chevron crude oil trunk line along the Ceria creek, near Abiteye, and a major electricity gas line were severely affected in the attacks. Sources said both incidents happened a short distance from the company’s multi-billion dollar tank farm in Escravos. […]