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NNPC sets 2020 target to end gas flaring

Hopes of bringing an end to the several years of gas flaring may have received the desired boost as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has set a 2020 deadline to end the menace.

Gas flaring: Environmentalist wants stiffer punishment against defaulters

The National Secretary, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Mr Paul Akporowho, has called for stiffer punishment against multinational oil companies involved in gas-flaring in the country.

House of Reps query Agip over unpaid penalties, royalties

The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee probing N6 trillion revenue leakages in the oil sector, yesterday, queried Agip Nigeria Oil Limited over alleged unremitted royalties and penalties arising from gas flaring.

National Assembly plans inclusion of environment in concurrent legislative list

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the National Assembly is pushing for inclusion of environment and its related issues in the country’s concurrent legislative list.

We’ll end gas flaring in 2019 – oil firm

An indigenous oil firm, Belemaoil Producing Limited, has vowed that it will end flaring of gas in its host communities by 2019.

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