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Shell, UNIPORT Inaugurate Aren’t Adams Chair for Petroleum Engineering

Nigeria’s leading energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC Joint Venture, and the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State have appointed Sunday Ikiensikimama, a professor of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, on a four-year term to the SPDC JV Aret Adams Professorial Chair in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt. ...

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Buhari, Osibanjo and Sylva to Participate in “Decade of Gas” Pre-Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will alongside Vice President Yemi Osibajo and the Minister of Stater for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva feature in the upcoming “Decade of Gas” conference and high-level networking session in the pre summit of this year’s Nigeria International Petroleum Summit scheduled for March 29, 2021. The event, with the theme, “Towards a Gas-powered Economy by 2030” is a ...

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SEPLAT Drives Quality Education in Nigeria

A total of 143 comprising 100 secondary school teachers and 43 Chief Inspectors of Education (CIE) from Edo and Delta states were proud recipients of Seplat Teachers Empowerment Programme (STEP) Certificates, having concluded their three-month training on the programme. The STEP initiative is an educational programme created by the leading indigenous energy company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and its ...

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NNPC Pledges Support for Fight Against Illicit Drugs

As a socially responsible entity, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it would do everything within its power to support the fight against drug trafficking in Nigeria. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, made the commitment Friday in Abuja during the visit of the management team of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) led by ...

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Financial Institutions Leveraging on 204 Million Subscriptions to Provide Financial Transactions – NCC Boss

…….by Ben Ndubuwa…… The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has expressed delight that the number of active telephone lines being used by Nigerians has significantly increased from about 400,000 in 2001 to over 204 million as of December 2021 and this has made it possible for financial institutions and mobile money operators ...

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NLNG Bags NGA’s Gas Company of The Year Award

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) won the Gas Company of The Year Award at the recently concluded 12th Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) Biennial International Conference and Awards Event. NLNG was recognised for outstanding contributions to the gas industry in Nigeria. This is coming on the heels of the World LNG Summit and Awards in December 2020, where NLNG was adjudged to ...

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FG Plans Talkshop on Integration of Artisanal Petroleum Refinery Operations

The Federal Government is planning a tslkshop on integrated Artisanal/Modular Petroleum refinery operations in the country to improve the capacity of the products. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Ita Enang disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja. Office of the Presidency in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance, ...

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Bala-Usman: NPA Contributed N151bn to FG in Four Years

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has revealed that the agency has contributed N151 billion to the Consolidated Revenue Account (CRA) in four years. Bala-Usman, who stated this in an interview with editors of newspapers in the country, said the NPA contributed N42 billion in 2017, N33 billion in 2018, N31 billion in 2019 and ...

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Pre-NIPS 2021 Summit to Focus on Nigeria’s “Decade of Gas” Initiative

Key Senior Executives across the oil and gas industry will converge at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on 29 March 2021 under the auspices of Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum Resources’ Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (N.I.P.S) for a hybrid conference and high-level networking session. The event, which is a pre-summit conference of the 2021 NIPS, with Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) as sponsors, ...

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Tariff Hike: FG, Labour Adopt Report for Implementation

The Federal Government and Organized Labour have adopted the report of the Technical Committee on Electricity Tariff for implementation, Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said. Dr. Ngige, made the disclosure this at the end of a bipartite meeting between the Federal Government and Organised Labour, convened to review the reports of the Technical Committees on Electricity ...

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