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IPMAN calls for local refining to fix petroleum sector

Alhaji Popoola Ogundoyin, an Executive Member of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), says that unless Nigeria produces petroleum products through its refineries, the problems in the petroleum sector will persist. Ogundoyin stated this...
The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced on Thursday a new oil discovery in the shallow waters of Geisum concession south of the Gulf of Suez, with an initial production rate of 2,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

Oil prices hold near multi-week lows on demand worries

Oil prices edged up on Thursday, but held near multi-week lows hit overnight after U.S. data showed gasoline demand fell and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was lagging.

NUPENG suspends planned strike as Chevron recalls sacked workers

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has put on hold its planned nationwide strike scheduled for Thursday, August 27, after Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, and its contractors agreed to immediately unconditionally recall the 175 workers sacked last week.

Sack: Strike looms as NUPENG, Chevron meeting ends in deadlock

A meeting between Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, over last week sack of 175 members, has ended in deadlock, even as the union intensifies mobilisation of members ahead of Thursday expiration of the seven day strike notice.

Chevron, NUPENG meet over sacked workers

The management of Chevron Nigeria Limited says it has engaged the leaders of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers over the 175 workers laid off by one of its contract companies.

NUPENG issues 7-day strike notice over members’ sack

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Thursday, issued a seven-day nationwide strike notice over the alleged non-procedural sack of members by Chevron Nigeria Limited and its service contractors on Wednesday.
Melee Kyari

Mele Kyari: NNPC now EITI supporting company

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, says the corporation has become an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) supporting company.

Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% as coronavirus batters oil demand

Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus crisis undercuts global demand.

Exxon Mobil, Chevron report losses on weak oil prices

Exxon Mobil and Chevron suffered losses in the latest quarter as the weakened economic outlook due to the coronavirus pandemic pressures the industry to double down on cost cuts.

Bayelsa communities inaugurate N141.65 million projects

The Dodo River Communities Development Association in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Friday inaugurated projects worth over N141.65 million funded by the Chevron Joint Venture.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 3

FEC approves procurement of N2.9 billin fire equipment for Odukpani oil and gas Park

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment in the National Oil and Gas Park to be sited in Odukpani, Cross River State
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it is collaborating with Ghana-based Kofi Annan International Peace and Training Centre (KAIPTC) to strengthen the capacity of its staff.

Official: NOSDRA is investigating cause of fire at coronavirus

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Monday said that the ongoing fire at Ororo oilfield at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 95 is being investigated.

Nigeria, Angola cut oil export

African oil producers Nigeria and Angola have revised downwards their crude oil export programmes for May and June to align themselves with a global production cut deal led by OPEC, loading programmes showed.

Chevron: We monitor staff in hotels before resuming work

Chevron Nigeria limited, CNL, has dismissed as false allegations that its staff with coronavirus were been quarantined in hotels in Warri, Delta state and Lagos state.
Nnimmo Bassey

Environmentalist seeks probe into cause of dead fishes on Bayelsa shoreline

A renowned Environmentalist, Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, has urged governments and oil industry regulators to investigate the cause of dead fishes littering the Atlantic coastline in Delta and Bayelsa States.

Chevron expatriate staff test negative to coronavirus

Oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, has said its expatriate staff at its excravos operation, Delta state, who was monitored over flu-like symptom has tested negative for the dreaded coronavirus.

Chevron bags two awards at NIPS Oil and Gas Industry Awards

The two awards to CNL are – the “Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability and Stewardship” and “Award for the Best Exhibition Booth at NIPS 2019”. CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Jeff Ewing, received the two awards on behalf of the company.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Minister lauds Chevron for role in growth, development of oil and gas sector

Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has lauded oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, for its immense contributions to the growth and development of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.

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Ghana will face Mali and Equatorial Guinea in friendly matches in Turkey in October.

Ghana announce October friendlies with Mali, Equatorial Guinea

Ghana will face Mali and Equatorial Guinea in friendly matches in Turkey in October.

23 people killed in Kogi fuel tanker crash

At least 23 people were killed after a petrol tanker overturned and caught fire on a busy road in Nigeria's central state of Kogi.
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Ondo election: SDP faction disowns party’s candidate

The controversy trailing the recognition of Fasua Oyeleye as the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shown no sign of abating as a faction of the party has maintained that it has no governorship candidate for the October 10 governorship election.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops kill top Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno.
Chelsea have announced the signing of Edouard Mendy from Rennes, with the goalkeeper joining on a five-year deal at a cost of £22 million ($29m).

Chelsea sign Edouard Mendy on five-year deal from Rennes

Chelsea have signed Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from French club Stade Rennes on a five-year deal, the Premier League side said on Thursday.