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PENGASSAN Stands in Solidarity to End Brutality in All Form

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), stands in solidarity with all well-meaning Nigerians, as we peacefully demand the Nigerian Government puts an end to Brutality in all and any form, by any organisation or sector. In the past few weeks, reports have come to light detailing the excessive use of force by police officers: including ...

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NUPENG Denies Ordering Shutdown of Petrol Stations, Installations

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) said it had not directed any shutdown of fuel stations or other oil installations In a rejoinder, which it’s National President, Williams Akporeha, and National General Secretary, Olawale Afolabi, signed, the union said none of its organs made the order because of the ongoing EndSARS protests. NUPENG expressed its support ...

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President Buhari Approves Three New Executive Directors for NDPHC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of three additional Executive Directors for the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC). They are: Mr Abdullahi Kassim, Mrs Nkechinyelu Mba and Mr Mohammed Mahmud. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this on Monday in a statement titled, ‘NDPHC board gets three new executive ...

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PENGASSAN Pickets Oil Company Over Sack of 64 Workers

Oil workers, under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), picketed the office of Baker Hughes, a multinational oil company, over sacking of 64 workers. The picketing took place at the Mansard House, Victoria Island area of Lagos State. Some aggrieved members were seeing chanting solidarity songs, while holding placards of various inscriptions, to ...

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NUPENG Shuts Shell’s ERA Field, Threatens Nationwide Strike Over Unpaid Benefits

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has called on the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR; Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC; Ministry of Labour and Employment, and Ministry of Petroleum Resources to compel Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, and Valliant Energy Services, to pay the benefits of workers of ERA Field before their planned termination on October 17, ...

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Labour Union Suspend Strike as New Electricity Tariff Put on Hold

by Musa Ibrahim……,………… The planned strike by Organised Labour has been suspended as Federal government and labour Union have agreed to suspend the new electricity tariff however the new pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol to remain. The government has also agreed to Put in place some palliatives for Nigerians as committee to resolve areas of ...

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Group Urge FG to Scrap PPPRA and PEF

A group of CIvil Society Organisatioms led by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) has urged the federal government to scrap both Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulation Agency (PPPRA)and Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF). Specifically they called for the immediate repeal of the PPPRA Act, the PEF(M)B Act and, specifically, section 6(1) of the Petroleum Act, Schedule 1 on Price Control ...

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Total Upstream/NNPC Partners Donate Science Laboratories in Delta State

A science laboratory block consisting five laboratories equipped with state of the art science apparatus for chemistry, physics, biology, home economics and agricultural science, to enhance learning at St Pius X Grammar School Onicha Ugbo, Delta state, constructed and equipped by Total Upstream and NNPC as partners has been handed over to the State. Speaking on the occasion via Zoom, ...

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Local Content: NNPC Advocates Capacity Upgrade for Indigenous Operators

In order to achieve the target of reducing the cost of oil production in Nigeria on a sustainable basis, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says indigenous companies operating in the nation’s oil and gas sector must upscale their capacity for global competitiveness. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, stated this recently at a virtual stakeholders consultative ...

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NNPC Intervenes in NARTO Planned Strike

………strike put on hold……. by Musa Ibrahim………….. Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, (NARTO) has said that Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has intervened in it’s planned strike and an agreement reached to put on hold the strike. NARTO has therefore ordered its members, comprising truck and tanker owners, across the country to resume operations, stating that the Federal Government ...

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