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Egbin Power Inaugurates Electric Buses for Environmental Sustainability

Egbin Power PLc, a member of the Sahara Power Group, has unveiled 20 electric-powered buses and 500 bicycles for transportation within its community to promote environmental sustainability. The company said it is committed to the continuous sustainability of the environment and its resources for the benefit of future generations. Temitope Shonubi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Egbin Power Plc, gave the ...

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Renewable Energy: Go Green Campaign Launched in Lagos

A leading advocate of cleaner environment, Temidayo Joshua, has launched a campaign in Lagos on renewable energy named ‘Go Green’. According to her, the campaign is aimed at creating awareness on the impact of Green House emissions on planet earth. Temidayo Joshua, otherwise called Temidayo Solar Queen started her campaign by publishing articles urging Nigerians to replace dirty fuels with ...

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Rivers, Shell Inaugurate Cluster Development Board for Assa North Gas Project

The Rivers State Government and energy company, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), have, inaugurated the Egi/Igburu Cluster Development Board (CDB) for pipeline communities to SPDC’s Assa North Gas project, which has a capacity for 300 million standard cubic feet of gas per day and the potential to be one of the largest domestic gas projects in ...

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Clean-Up: UNEP Stand Faulted as Legislators Put HYPREP to Task

A legislative oversight appears to have exposed cracks in the operations of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), a body established by the Federal Ministry of Environment to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland and oversee the clean up of the polluted region. Amid complaints by the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) that ...

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Akwa Ibom community Kick Against ExxonMobil Gas Flaring Facilities

by Jenifer Dike…………… Akwa Ibom Oil Producing Community Development Network (AKIPCON) has kicked against ExxonMobil inability to contain the negative impact of gas flaring from its facilities on the social and economic lives of the people, demanding the immediate payment of compensations to the affected communities. President General of AKIPCON, Ufot Phenson, while interacting with newsmen in Uyo noted that ...

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NNPC and SNEPCo Donate Medical Facility to a Community in Ogun State

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in partnerships with Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) have donated a medical centre, with doctors’ quarters, alternative power system, water treatment plant and a medical ambulance with other equipments to the government and people of Ogun State in Ogijo community in Sagamu local government of the State. The people and leaders ...

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BUA New 200,000 Capacity Refinery May Be Located in Liberty Free Zone

by Ben Ndubuwa…………. There are strong indications that BUA planned 200,000 barrel per day Refinery may be located in the new Liberty Oil and Gas Free Zone (OGFZ) in Akwa Ibom State, recently approved by President Mohammadu Buhari. The new free zone, which is jointly promoted by the Akwa Ibom State Government, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and an ...

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OPEC to Encourage Deployment of Blue Hydrogen Technology

by Jenifer Dike……………. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Secretary-General, Mohammad Barkindo has said that the future of the energy sector is deploying blue hydrogen digitalization, cyber security and block chain technology. at the weekend said it was going to explore the future of blue hydrogen, digitalisation in the energy sector and cyber security and blockchain technology. According to Barkindo, ...

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Seplat Committed to Developing Host Communities- Orjiako

The Chairman, SEPLAT Petroleum Plc, Dr. ABC Orjiako, has said that the company is committed to developing communities in Imo State, where it has operations, and ensuring that more lives are positively impacted in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Seplat boss who led his management team on a courtesy call to the Imo State Governor, ...

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SPDC Kicks Against Asset Sale Judgement Sets to Appeal

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has kicked against the Rivers State High Court judgement affirming the enforcement of the purported sale of interests in it’s Joint Venture’s (JV’s) assets in Kidney Island and specified interests in OML 11 to the Rivers State Government. SPDC disclosed that it has therefore filed an appeal and an application for a ...

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