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The new head of Nigeria's state oil company NNPC, Mele Kyari, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria August 7, 2019. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Mele Kyari: NNPC mulls growing nation’s reserve to 40 billion barrels by 2023

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its target to grow the nation’s reserve to 40 billion barrels by the year 2023.

Oil search: DPR begins radiometric survey of Bida Basin

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has commenced the Radiometric survey of the Bida Basin in Niger state in line with Federal Government’s aspiration to diversify hydrocarbon exploration across all Nigerian basins.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Buhari directs NNPC to extend exploration to six basins in the country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari flags off crude oil exploration in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday flagged-off the official commencement of crude oil search in the Kolmani Well River-II, located near Barambu, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government confirms presence of hydrocarbon in Bida basin

The Niger State government has again confirmed the presence of hydrocarbon in the Bida basin, but explained that the state has not been able to confirm the presence of crude oil in the basin.
President Mahammadou Buhari of Nigeria and President, Muhamamdou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger witnessed the signing of the agreement at the New Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Nigeria, Niger Republic MoU targets 150,000bpd crude in new refinery

Nigeria and Niger Republic are targeting to produce between 100,000 and 150,000 barrels of crude oil per day in the new agreement to build a hydro carbon and pipeline refinery in Katsina State.

Maikanti Baru: No crude oil found in Bida Basin yet

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has put to rest the false claims making the rounds across the country that commercial quantities of crude oil have been discovered in the Bida Basins, pointing out that the claim is not only alarming but untrue.

Official: Niger hasn’t found oil in Bida Basin

The Niger State government has said that it has not found oil in the Bida Basin, thereby correcting its own statement made a fortnight ago.

NNPC to build 4,600mw power plants in Abuja, Kaduna, Kano

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it is partnering with private investors to build power generating plants with combined capacity of 4,600 megawatts, MW, power plants in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano states.

NNPC plans power plants in Ajaokuta, Abuja, others

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, plans to build power plants with combined capacity of 4600 megawatts in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano States.

Niger govt creates department of oil and gas

The Niger State Government has approved the creation of a Department of Oil and Gas under the state Ministry of Mineral Resources.

Niger can feed Africa – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says that Niger has the capacity to produce assorted food crops that will feed the African continent.

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