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Environmental Right Group Urge Shell to Replace TransNiger Oil Pipeline to Check Incessant Spills

………… by Ben Ndubuwa………Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has call on Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) to replace the pipeline along Okordia-Rumekpe Trunkline known as the TransNiger Trunk line which has caused three successive oil spills in recent time. Community sources in Ikarama community have reported a new case of oil spill along Shell Petroleum Development Company’s ...

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NNPC Records 37.21 Percent Drop in Oil Pipeline Vandalism in January

…..…Increases Gas Supply for Power Generation…….. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a 37.21 percent decrease in cases of pipeline vandalism across the country in the month of January 2021. This is contained in the January 2021 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report (MFOR), according to a press release by the Group General Manager, Group ...

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Future Energy: Nigerian Investors Looking the Way of Hydrogen

The challenge of sustainable energy future in Nigeria cannot be over emphasized as investors all around the world are making efforts to ensure a cleaner energy future.The is a global race to net zero, and in line with commitments by countries of the world to realise the objectives of the Paris Agreement. Therefore investment in what may be considered a ...

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Shell Confirms Oil Spill in Bayelsa Community

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has confirmed oil spill from its facility at Agbura-Otuokpoti area of Yenagoa, the state capital.The comapny’s Media Relations Manager, Bamidele Odugbesan, confirmed the incident in an interview in Yenagoa on Friday.Odugbesan said the company got a report of the spill on March 31.“At about 8.30am on March 31, a community surveillance vendor reported a ...

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Covid-19: Total to Continue Interventions in Nigeria’s Health Sector

……….by Ben Ndubuwa……..Total Exploration and Producton Nigeria Limited has said it will continue to provide interventions in the health sector as it considers Nigeria as home with communities where it operates. The French oil giant said that out of the N21 billion contributed by oil companies in Nigeria last year during the heat of covid-19 it contributed N1.2 billion to ...

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NLNG Signs MoU with USAID to Eliminate Malaria in Bonny

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Agency For International Development (USAID) to make Bonny Island, its operational base, malaria free. The MoU was signed by NLNG’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Tony Attah on behalf of NLNG and the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard. Through the U.S. President’s Malaria ...

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Shell Donates 330 PPEs to FRSC in Rivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Rivers Command, said it had received over 330 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) donated by Shell Nigeria to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Rivers FRSC Sector Commander, Salisu Galadunci, said in a statement that the PPEs comprised of 170 pieces of nose masks, 150 pieces of reflective jackets and body temperature gauges. The sector commander said ...

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Ogoni Clean-up: MOSOP Gives FG 14-day Ultimatum to Reverse Board Appointment

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has rejected the newly constituted Governing Council and Board of Trustees of the Hydro-Carbon Pollution Remediation Project, saying it is lopsided and lacks credibility. MOSOP also issued a 14-day ultimatum to the President, Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the decision in order to enjoy the support of the Ogoni people in ...

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Seplat Sets to Deploy Resources in Delivering Sustainable Value for Stakeholders

…..by James Ikenna…..,. ……. gets regulator, investors commendation on strides….. Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (“Seplat” or the “Company”), a leading Nigerian independent energy company listed on both the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), is strongly committed to deploying resources and expertise to create and deliver sustainable value to meet the expectations of its various ...

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CDS Pledges Military Support for Protection of Oil, Gas Assets

……….As NNPC Loses 200k Barrels of Oil Daily………. The Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor, has promised to galvanize the military to provide maximum security for the nation’s oil and gas assets. The CDS gave the commitment Wednesday at a meeting with the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, and his ...

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