Energy

Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) yesterday unveiled the second phase of its up-skill training programme for Nigerian electricians across the country.

Schneider Electric partners AFD, NAPTIN to train Nigerian electricians

Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) yesterday unveiled the second phase of its up-skill training programme for Nigerian electricians across the country.

Trade wars: Oil majors to consider fresh cuts

Top oil producers will consider fresh output cuts at a meeting this week, but analysts are doubtful they will succeed in bolstering crude prices dented by the US-China trade war.

DSS pledges to support protection of NNPC assets

Alhaji Yusuf Bichi, the Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), on Thursday pledged to support the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to protect the corporation’s critical assets.

Kano faces blackout as TCN threatens KEDCo with termination notice

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Wednesday issued a notice of intent to terminate the operations of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: We have 80 million litres of aviation fuel in reserve

As local airlines complain about a persistent scarcity of aviation fuel (Jet A1), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday dismissed their claims, saying that it has 80 million litres of the product stored in facilities nationwide.
Melee Kyari

Mele Kyari reiterates commitment to transparency in NNPC operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has reiterated his commitment to transparency and accountability in the operations of the corporation.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC redeploys NPDC staff to meet reserve target

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has clarified the redeployment of 12 management staff of its flagship upstream subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

Solar hybrid power plant for Kano university

The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated the largest off-grid solar hybrid power plant in Africa at the Bayero University, Kano (BUK), under the Energising Education Programme (EEP)
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

Oil search: We’re making progress in frontier basins – NNPC chief

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has raised the hope of a likely oil find in the frontier basins, saying that significant progress has been made in the ongoing exploration.
Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

Mambilla Hydro: Nigeria at risk of another $2.3 billion fine

Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.
China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States.

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid US...

China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States.

Oil prices fall as market eyes trade war

Oil prices fell on Tuesday as the ongoing U.S.-China trade war cast a pall over markets, with soft South Korean data adding to concerns over emerging markets and a rise in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) output.

OVH Energy sacks 100 workers

OVH Energy Marketing Ltd. has retrenched about 100 of its workforce in order to overcome the problem of salaries payment due to the ongoing challenges in the downstream oil sector.

Federal government begins clampdown on illegal gas plants, roadside LPG retailers

The Federal Government has begun a clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, an official said.

Federal government begins clampdown on roadside cooking gas retailers

The Federal Government has begun clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, an official said.g
The Grace 1 supertanker in the British territory of Gibraltar

US chases Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Syria

An Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. across the Mediterranean Sea slowed to a near-stop Sunday off the coast of Syria, where America’s top diplomat alleges it will be unloaded despite denials from Tehran.

Border closure: Ogun border communities groan as fuel sells for N350 per litre

Residents of Ogun border communities of Iwoye-Ketu, Idofa, Ilara, Oke Agbede, Moriwi and Wasinmi Okuta are groaning over the artificial scarcity of petroleum product (fuel) and the attendant hardship on them, following the closure of borders between Nigeria and neighbouring Republic of Benin by the Federal Government.
A Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Monday protested at the United Kingdom High Commission in Abuja over the court judgment granted to Process and Industrial Development Ltd to take over $9.6bn worth of Nigeria’s asset.

Group protests $9.6 billion judgement at British high commission — in pictures

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Monday protested at the United Kingdom High Commission in Abuja over the court judgment granted to Process and Industrial Development Ltd to take over $9.6bn worth of Nigeria’s asset.

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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

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Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.