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Chevron Backs a Startup Proposing to Turn Carbon Into Gravel

Chevron is investing in a California startup that captures carbon dioxide from factories and converts the greenhouse gas into gravel and other building materials. Chevron said it has invested in Blue Planet Systems Corp, a startup that manufactures and develops carbon capture technology to reduce carbon footprint. “This investment is made through our Future Energy Fund which focuses on startups ...

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DPR Sensitises Filling Stations, Gas Plants on Safety Measures in Bauchi

The Bauchi office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has embarked on a one-week sensitisation tour of filling stations and existing Liquefied Petroleum Gas plants (LPGs) on strict adherence to safety measures during the harmatan season. Malam Abdullahi Iliyasu, the operation controller of the department, made this known in Bauchi on Tuesday. He said the exercise would sensitise operators ...

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Groups Seek $3.6bn Fine Against Shell And Condemn Conoil Spill in Akassa

The Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to prevail on Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company to pay the $3.6bn fine imposed on it by an industry regulator over the 2011 Bonga oilfield spill incident. In a related development, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has raised the alarm that Conoil Plc has ...

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Chevron, NNPC JV Contributed N7 Billion to Ijaw Communities’ Devt in 15 Years’

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Nigeria National Petroleum Development Company(NNPC)/Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) Joint Venture disclosed that it has contributed over N7 billion to the Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) since its creation in 2005. The General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) of CNL, Mr Esimaje Brikinn, made the disclosure during the 10th ...

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China to Cut Crude Steel Output for Carbon Neutrality Target

China will resolutely cut the output of crude steel and ensure it falls year-on-year in 2021, a senior official said on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Efforts will be made to promote low-carbon industrial development and green manufacturing in 2021, said Minister of Industry and Information Technology, Xiao Yaqing, at a conference. China previously announced that it will strive to peak ...

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NOSDRA Underscores Need for Contingency Plan to Respond to Oil Spills

The Director-General, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Mr Idris Musa, has underscored the need for a good contingency plan to effectively respond to oil spills in Nigeria. Musa said this on Monday, December 21, 2020 in Abuja at a media briefing on the Implementation of the 2020 Activation of the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP) and ...

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Chevron Contributes N7bn to Fund Projects in Delta Ijaw Communities

Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) says it has contributed over N7 billion, under NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, to the Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) since its creation in 2005. Mr Esimaje Brikinn, the General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) of CNL, made this known on Tuesday at the 10th Annual General Meeting of EGCDF in Effurun near Warri. ...

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SPDC Dismisses Alleged Staff Involvement in Pipeline Vandalism

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has dismissed a report alleging that its staff were involved in crude oil pipeline vandalism for a gain, describing the report as lacking substance and without proof. “SPDC does not have any formal report of named SPDC staff members or contractors involved in pipeline vandalism or crude oil theft,” SPDC’s Media ...

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Abereke Host Communities Demand Chevron Intervention Over Fire Outbreak and Explosion

……write Senate President over Chevron Negligence……… …….by James Ikenna……… The people of Abereke and Abereke Seaside Communities in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo State have called on the President of the Nigerian Senate to save them from the recent Chevron Nigeria Limited, fire outbreak coming from oil explsion at it’s Ojumole oil Wells and pipelines in the local government The ...

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Fire Incident at OVH Energy, Terminal 1

OVH Energy Marketing confirm reports of fire incident at its terminal 1, in Apapa, Lagos. Preliminary information about the incident reveals that the fire started in a tank within the terminal. Whilst an investigation has been launched to ascertain more detail, the company’s team of professional fire fighters were on ground to manage the incident. The company in a press ...

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