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NNPC to Complete Borno Gas Plant in Four Months

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, said the completion of a gas-powered electricity facility in Borno to serve as an alternative to the incessant vandalism of on-grid facilities by insurgents will be in four months. Kyari made this assertion during a visit to the Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State recently. He added ...

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Nigeria Exact Volume of Crude Production is Known -DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that it knows the exact volume of Crude oil produced in Nigeria. “Our attention has been drawn to a report credited to the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) that the exact volume of Nigeria’s crude production is not known” DPR said. “We wish to state that this ...

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No one knows for certain how much crude oil Nigeria produces – NEITI

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji has stated that no Nigerian knows the exact volume of crude oil produced in Nigeria especially at deep offshore fields. Dr. Orji explained that the absence of meters at wellheads and the lack of capacity to monitor deep offshore means Nigeria do not have the ...

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Bunker Fuel: NIMASA, Modular Refinery Operators Deliberate on Availability

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and modular refinery operators, on Wednesday, deliberated on the availability of 0.5 per cent Sulphur Compliant bunker fuel in preparedness for its enforcement in the country. The Executive Director Operations, NIMASA, Mr Ahmed Shehu, disclosed this at the NIMASA two-day meeting with modular refinery operators/fuel oil suppliers on the availability of 0.5 ...

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Minister Blames Power Outages on Shortage of Gas and Management of Water Level

……….by Ibrahim Musa………..The Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman has blamed the current power outages on shortage of gas supply and management of water levels at the various hydro-power plants across the country. As a result Mamman has tendered an apology to all Nigerians affected by the power outage currently being experienced Nationwide. Engr. Mamman who described the situation as ...

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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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BUA Group, French company Announce Progress in 200,000 BPD Refinery Project

The BUA Group and Axens, a French-based petroleum technology company, have both signed a progress acknowledgement statement for the proposed BUA multi-billion-dollar integrated 200,000 barrels per day refinery in Akwa Ibom State. This is coming about 6 months after both firms signed an agreement for the supply of process technologies and the design of the facility. BUA, while making the ...

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Why FG Alone Can’t Crash Cooking Gas Price – Marketers

The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) says the Federal Government alone cannot halt the hike in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) across Nigeria. Mr Bassey Essien, Executive Secretary, NALPGAM, made this known while speaking on Tuesday in Lagos. Essien decried the increment in the price of LPG, also known as cooking gas in the past ...

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BUA, Eko Refineries and Others Seek for More Time

………..by Abisoye Shola………..BUA, Eko and other 31 refineries with provisional licenses are now pleading for time to enable them commence and complete the construct of their various refineries. A former Minister of Interior, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, has said investors that have been granted licences to build refineries in the country need sufficient time to do so. Iheanacho, who is the ...

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Enyo Retail And Supply Unveils New Fuel Retail Station

Enyo Retail and Supply Limited has officially unveiled a new retail station to provide more access to customers for fuel purchase. The new station located in Badore is the company’s 40th retail station in Lagos and the 95th in the country. The automated facility has an in-built Enyo Vehicon with well-trained Engineers and Technicians to fix customers’ cars to the ...

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