from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of central Africa rising in southeast Central African Republic and flowing about 805 km (500 mi) generally west along the boundary with Congo (formerly Zaire) to merge with the Uele and form the Ubangi River.


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  • "" During the field expedition, sites in Bodo, Kpor, K-Dere, B-Dere and Bomu coastal communities were visited.

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  • The Anglo-Dutch giant said it had shut down some production while firefighters tried to extinguish the blaze at the Bomu manifold in Ogoniland, in the restive Niger Delta region. News

  • The Bomu manifold is a major pipeline complex which acts as a collection centre for crude oil produced from other parts of Shell's Eastern division operations and conveyed through the manifold the Bonny Oil Export Terminal.

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  • It would be recalled that in 2007, crisis between Shell and youths of the K-Dere community got to a head over the company's failure to keep an earlier promise, which led to the occupation and closure of valves at the Bomu manifold.

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  • The Bomu manifold is a major pipeline hub that conveys crude oil from the Shell operated joint venture's Eastern division through the Bomu-Bonny Trunk-line to the Bonny Oil Terminal.

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  • LAGOS - NIGERIA'S crude oil exports faced a fresh threat yesterday as a fire incident on the Shell-operated Bomu manifold has jeopardised the supply of over 170,000 barrels per day of crude oil to the Bonny Oil Terminal.

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  • - In Energy: Iran OPEC Gov: Further oil output cuts are possible if demand continues to decline | | Shell [RDSA. UK] Confirms incident and fire at Nigeria's Bomu pipeline (150K bpd);

  • Aktienkurs) said on Sunday it had shut down flowstations feeding into its Trans-Niger oil pipeline in southern Nigeria as a precautionary measure after a fire at the Bomu manifold. Aktuelle Nachrichten


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