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The Al Jazeera website is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell is evacuating about 400 of the dependants of its expatriate staff from the Niger Delta to Lagos after fighters planted a car bomb in a residential compound earlier in the week. The stimulus to evacuate was engendered by another attack today when armed men stormed Total's Rivers state oil facility killing three police officers.
However, Shell staff will stay put and oil and gas production will not be affected, company officials said. In February, Shell, the largest oil operator in Nigeria, shut down its western delta operations after attacks and kidnappings, cutting Nigerian oil output by about a fifth.