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Benin Allows Niger to Export Crude, Overcoming a Dispute

Benin's government said on Wednesday that it would allow the export of Nigerien oil through its port of Seme, resolving a tense standoff between the West African neighbors. Land-locked Niger last November inaugurated a giant oil pipeline to transport crude extracted ...

Chinese Oil Shipments Caught in the Middle of Niger-Benin Trade Feud

Thousands of barrels of Nigerien oil should be flowing daily through a new 1,900km pipeline to the Port of Seme in neighboring Benin, from where it would be transported to China. But the pipeline is dry as the two West African ...