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FG Determined to Encourage Utilization of Natural Gas and It’s Derivatives – Minister

…….by James Ikenna……..The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timiprye Sylva has said that the Federal government is determined to encourage more penetration of natural gas and its derivatives for domestic utilization, power generation, gas-based industries and all aspects of national economy. Speaking at the 44th edition of the Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE) of the Society ...

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Mshelbila is NLNG’s New MD

The Board of Directors of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has approved the appointment of Dr. Philip Mshelbila as the gas giant’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Mr. Tony Attah. Attah will return to his parent company, Shell, on August 30, 2021 at the expiration of his five-year tenure. Attah was appointed Chief Executive Officer by the NLNG Board in ...

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Kyari Assures AKK Gas Pipeline Project ‘ll Be Delivered on Schedule, Create Prosperity

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has assured that the ongoing 614kilometres Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project would be delivered on schedule, create prosperity through massive job opportunities and guarantee peace for the country. A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Dr. Kennie Obateru, disclosed ...

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DPR Urges LPG Operators to Desist from Illegal practices

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Eket Field Office, has appealed to operators of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Akwa Ibom State to always conduct their businesses within the legal, regulatory framework governing oil and gas business. The Operations Controller of DPR in the State, Mr. Victor Ohwodiasa described the transfer of cooking gas from one cylinder to another (decanting) as ...

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Energy Transition :TotalEnergies Signs Pact with Technip Energies

TotalEnergies and Technip Energies have announced that they have signed a deal to jointly develop low carbon solutions for liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and offshore facilities to accelerate the energy transition. As part of the agreement, the companies noted that they will explore new concepts and technologies in order to reduce the carbon footprint of existing facilities and greenfield ...

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Nigeria Lost N53.26 Billion to Gas Flaring in Two Months – NNPC

Nigeria lost an estimated N53.26bn in the first two months of this year as international oil companies and local players flared a total of 33.04 billion standard cubic feet of natural gas. The oil companies wasted 17.53 billion scf of gas in February, compared to 15.51 billion scf in February, according to data obtained from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. ...

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Petrol May Cost N1000 Per Litre Without Subsidy and CNG – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources says the pump price of petrol in Nigeria may rise up to as much as N1000 per litre when the petrol subsidy regime comes to an end without an alternative energy source like the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) available to motorists DPR Director, Sarki Auwalu, stated this while responding to questions and comments generated by ...

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Capital Investment in Infrastructure Needed to Expand Usage of CNG – MOMAN Boss

The Managing Director of 11plc (former Mobil Oil) and Chairman Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Adetunji Oyebanji has identified huge financial investment in infrastructure and technology as key to expand and increase the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Nigeria. Oyebanji made this assertion at the just concluded the 2021 Nigeria Oil and Gas conference held in ...

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NEPC Commends NNPC’s Move to Set Up Methanol Processing Plant

……..To Employ 5,000 Direct Labour…….. The Executive Director/ CEO, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, has commended the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mele Kyari, over his efforts in securing Nigeria’s first methanol processing plant following the signing of a final investment decision early this year. Awolowo disclosed this when he recently hosted ...

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