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Reps Probe Oil Spills, Abandoned Wells in Niger Delta

House of Representatives had mandated its Committees on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) and Environment to investigate the actual cause of the oil leaks at OML 18, OML 29 and OML 63 and abandoned wells in Niger Delta. The Committees were also saddled with the responsibility of determining the magnitude, scope, and effect of the leaks on affected host communities, examine the ...

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Nigeria Women in Energy Advocate Pathway to Grean-Hydrogen

………..by Chiamaka Ndubuwa………..even while Nigeria stay focused on Gas as Transition Energy…… Rosario Osobase, Head Commercial Teranis Nigeria limited, a steel production company has said that there is the need for Nigeria to create a pathway to green hydrogen energy even as the country has a focus on gas as it’s transition energy. Osobase maintained that Nigeria”s focus on gas ...

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African Women Set to Champion Production of Vast Renewables for Export to Europe

…………by Amaka Ndubuwa……….. African women are now positioning to champion the production and the increase of green hydrogen which requires vast renewable energy usage. The production of renewables by women will be for both domestic market and export to European countries for the next couple of years ahead. This is because the current global energy transition campaign presents a unique ...

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Fossil Fuels Will Only Deliver Climate Chaos – UN Chief Warns

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, says the current global economic paradigm of infinite growth based on using up a finite number of resources, such as fossil fuels, will only deliver climate chaos. The UN chief said the paradigm of growth based on fossil fuels would also deliver a “permanent triple whammy of inflation’’ and conflict. Guterres was addressing the Major ...

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Spill : Shell Challenges Suit on Compensation in Bayelsa

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has challenged the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court in Yenagoa to hear a N700 billion oil spill compensation suit filed by members of Aghoro I Community in Bayelsa. The people of Aghoro I in Ekeremor Local Government Area (LGA) in Bayelsa dragged the SPDC to Federal High Court Yenagoa over a May 17, ...

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Oando and LAMATA Sign Pact to Produce Electric Vehicles

Oando Clean Energy Limited (OCEL) and the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), the Lagos State Government agency responsible for planning, implementing, regulating and franchising sustainable integrated public transport in Lagos, have signed memorandum of Understanding (MoU).to produce Electric Vehicles. The MoU consummated on April 28, 2022, establishes a partnership between OCEL and Lagos State in her journey to becoming ...

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Chevron Commitment to Sustainable Future on World Environmental Day

Every year, on June 5, the world commemorates World Environment Day (WED) to celebrate and promote environmental awareness and sustainability across the globe. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and held annually since 1974, each edition focuses on raising awareness and mobilizing the world to take positive action to protect nature and our planet. The theme for this ...

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EJN’s Virtual Journalism Fellows to UNCCD COP15 Showcase Articles on Desertification, Land Use

As part of the Internews’ Earth Journalism Network’s (EJN’s) first wholly remote fellowship opportunity, 10 fellows from across the African continent spent two weeks virtually reporting on the events of the fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The UNCCD COP15 was a key gathering ...

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