"We have left the place out of respect for our elders and chiefs. We will allow Shell to do its work," Teddy Penedibebari, who led the protest, commented. The sit-in began on May 10th.
The price of London Brent crude - the type of oil most representative of the global market - fell by 11 cents to $68 per barrel. On Tuesday it rose by two per cent to reach a high of $68.54 cents. When news of the end of the occupation ended, the price fell by almost a dollar to $67.78.
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