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Shell Says Will ‘Challenge’ Nigeria’s $5 Billion Oil Spill Fine

July 18, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA)’s Nigerian unit said it will fight a $5 billlion fine for spill at the company’s offshore Bonga field.

“Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Co. will challenge any attempt to impose such a penalty,” Managing Director Chike Onyejekwe said today in an emailed statement.

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