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Total Transforms to TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. The company has 105,000 employees that are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable ...

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Shell Divestment Plans Targeted at Evading Clean Up Responsibility, Groups Tell FG

Civil society groups in Nigeria have urged the Nigerian government to compel Shell to clean up the massive pollution its extractive activities have created in the Niger Delta and cautioned that the company’s plans to move offshore is only targeted at evading the scrutiny that its onshore activities have attracted. Three organisations – Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Corporate ...

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G7 Ministers Pledge to Stop Financing Coal Based Power

Following two days of virtual consultations chaired by the United Kingdom, environment and climate ministers from Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and the EU have agreed on ambitious joint goals and measures, chief amongst which is a pledge to cease investments in coal. This is the first time that combating climate change has been ...

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NLNG Targets Eradication of Malaria from Bonny Island by 2030

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited says it is targeting to make its host community, Bonny Island in Rivers State, free of Malaria by 2030 towards its vision of developing the island into a megacity. A statement posted on the NLNG website on Thursday said the Managing Director of NLNG, Mr Tony Attah, made this known during a recent ...

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NNPC,Total Donate Medical Oxygen Plant to Gbagada Hospital

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Total Upstream Nigeria Limited and their partners have donated a medical oxygen plant to the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos. The plant was inaugurated on Wednesday by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu said one of the most outstanding lessons from the coronavirus pandemic was the need to build stronger and more resilient ...

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Chevron Contributed N26 Billion to Projects in Delta Ijaw Communities – Official

Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) said that it had contributed over N26 billion under NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture to the Egbema-Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) of Delta since 2005. Mr Esimaje Brikinn, Chevron’s General Manager Policy, Government and Public Affairs, disclosed this during the inauguration and handover ceremony of one of the 11 projects executed by the EGCDF in Effurun, near Warri. ...

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Shell to Trial First Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Ships in Singapore

Shell is working with several partners to trial the use of hydrogen fuel cells for ships in a first-of-its-kind study for the energy firm and in Singapore. The success of the trial will “help pave the way for cleaner, hydrogen-powered shipping”, said Shell in a press release, adding that hydrogen with fuel cells may be the zero-emissions technology with the ...

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ExxonMobil Proposes $100 Billion Carbon Capture Project

ExxonMobil has announced an ambitious carbon capture and storage project that could see the removal of 100 million tons of carbon dioxide annually by 2040. Dubbed the Houston Ship Channel CCS, the project will require the participation of both public and private entities. It will also require investments to the tune of a staggering $100 billion to capture carbon dioxide ...

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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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