NNPC pledges support for indigenous oil coys at launch of Lagos midstream jetty built...

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has pledged to deepen support to indigenous companies in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.

Inadequate pipeline infrastructure our major challenge to domestic gas devt – DPR ‎

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has once again blamed the little or no development in the domestic gas supply to inadequate gas pipeline infrastructure in the country.

NNPC pledges support for indigenous participation in Nigeria’s oil industry

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to provide more support to indigenous companies in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry.

Senate summons Minister Babatunde Fashola over $35m power project

The senate has summoned Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, over $35 million power project.

NNPC mandates PPMC to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply during festive periods

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, directed its downstream subsidiary, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, to ensure steady supply of petroleum products across the country during the festive periods and well into 2018.

Surge in car ownership to drive oil demand growth – OPEC

OPEC said Tuesday, as the cartel expects a surge in car ownership in the developing world to far outweigh the adoption of electric vehicles over the coming two decades.

NNPC chief Maikanti Baru assures of hitch-free petroleum products supply

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has assured of a hitch-free distribution of petroleum products during the yuletide seasons.

Host communities ask federal govt to release N98bn gas flare penalty

Oil producing communities, under the platform of Host Communities of Nigeria, Producing Oil and Gas (HOSCON), have called on the Federal Government to release the approved N98 billion gas flare penalty.

Non-payment of bills would worsen irregular power supply – DisCos

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has called on Nigerians to pay their electricity bills promptly as non-payment of electricity bills would worsen the irregular power supply in Nigeria.

Nigeria supports OPEC cut extension under “the right terms”

Nigeria supports an extension of a deal between OPEC, Russia and other non-members to cut oil supply until the end of 2018 “as long as the right terms are on the table” regarding its own participation, its oil minister said.

Oil prices hit highest levels since 2015

Oil prices hit their highest levels early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia’s crown prince cemented his power over the weekend through an anti-corruption crackdown that included high profile arrests.

We’re helping Nigeria to build capacity in different fields – Chevron

Oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd (CNL), is at the forefront of improving Nigeria’s ability to develop quality manpower in different fields through its numerous contributions to education in the country.

Modular refinery ownership: Environmentalist alleges plan to hijack of licences

Mr Pat Obiene, an environmental rights activist, wants the Federal Government to allow only former operators of artisanal refineries in the Niger Delta, own the proposed modular refineries in the region.

Kaduna Electric signs contract for 200,000 meters

Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc has signed an agreement with three companies – Messrs. Marks & Adams Investment limited, Electricity Meter Company of Nigeria, EMCON, and Holley Meters Ltd – to supply 200,000 pre-paid meters to its customers across the four states of operations.

Ivory Coast electricity output surges by 10% with new hydro plant

Ivory Coast on Thursday November 2,2017 started producing power at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country’s electricity output by more than 10 percent.

Saudi’s Khalid al-Falih calls for more work to cut global oil inventory

Saudi Arabian oil minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that more work was needed to reduce global oil inventories.

NNPC, Agip to add extra 480mw of electricity to national grid by 2019 –...

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said the joint venture between the NNPC and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) will add an extra 480 megawatts (MW) to the federal government’s power generation aspiration.

Governor El-Rufai warns IPMAN members against unruly behaviour

Governor Nasiru el-Rufai of Kaduna State has urged members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in the state to end the bickering among them and live in peace.

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Group tasks interior minister to initiate policies to end banditry, kidnapping

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