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NUPRC Confirms Fire Incident Cause by Gas Reservoir in Enugu

The Nigerian Petroleum Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has confirmed a fire incident triggered by a suspected associated gas reservoir within the vicinity of Caritas University in Enugu. Mr Gbenga Komolafe, Commission Chief Executive, NUPRC in a statement on Friday said the incident occurred on May 22 but was reported to NUPRC on May 26. Komolafe said it was confirmed ...

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FEC Approves NNPC, ECOWAS Deal on Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval for the NNPC to enter into an agreement with ECOWAS for the construction of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, briefed State House correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Sylva said the ...

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NCDMB Commends Temile/Hyundai Deal to Build New LPG Vessel

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Wednesday congratulated an indigenous shipping company, Temile Development Company on the contract signing agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction of a new 23,000 cubic meters Liquefied Petroleum Gas Carrier Vessel. The indigenous company also signed a separate agreement with NSML – an integrated maritime services subsidiary of Nigeria ...

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Decade of Gas : 20 Million Homes to Benefit from FG Initiative

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development Board, Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said that the Federal Government plans to reach 20 million homes through the National Gas Expansion Program, which is targeted at increasing the country’s Liquefied Petroleum Gas penetration currently estimated at national average of 13 per cent. According to him, some of the key elements of the ...

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NLNG Leads Stride to Gas-Powered Economy

A cardinal goal of the federal government is to transform the Nigerian economy into a gas-powered economy by 2030. Ancillary to that is the hope to align the country with the global push for transition to cleaner sources of energy. To achieve that lofty goal, the federal government adopted gas as the vehicle for its energy transition journey, declaring January ...

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Oilserv to Takeover NNPC’s Moribund Pipelines – Oilserv Boss

An indigenous Engineering Procurement and Contract (EPC) company, Oilserv Ltd., says it plans to bid for all moribund Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC) pipeline distribution systems to ease products distribution chain. Mr Emeka Okwuosa, Group Chairman, Oilserv Ltd., disclosed this in an interview with Nigerian journalistson the sidelines of the just concluded Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, ...

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NIPCO Partners Femadec to Boost Auto Gas in Nigeria

…….. partnership to increase number of Gas powered Vehicles…… Determined to actualize the Federal Government’s auto gas policy, NIPCO Gas Limited, (a subsidiary of NIPCO Plc) and Femadec Express have entered into partnership to increase the usage of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to power vehicles in Nigeria. The partnership would see Femadec leverage on NIPCO Gas capacity and auto gas ...

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ANOH Project a Game Changer for Seplat’s Gas Business – Seplat CEO

Seplat Energy Plc’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Roger Brown, has commended the progress currently made on its gas project – the Assa North-Ohaji South project (ANOH) in Imo State, describing the project as a game changer for the company’s gas business. Mr. Brown who spoke to Nigerian journalists on the sideline of the just concluded 2022 Offshore Technology Conference in ...

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FG Will Achieve Gas-Powered Economy by 2030 – Minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, said the Federal Government aims to transform Nigeria into a gas-powered economy by 2030 to address challenges around power generation through gas-powered plants. He said natural gas is a key resource for energy transition and that it has all the credentials to support Nigeria to meet its commitment in line with the ...

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