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APC cautions oil firms against Governor Dickson’s campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Thursday cautioned international oil companies (IOCs) against cancelling oil pipeline surveillance contracts handled by members of the party due to Governor Seriake Dickson’s campaign that oil pipeline surveillance contractors were responsible for insecurity in the state.

NUPENG urges President Buhari to end reliance on imported petroleum products

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, in his second term, work towards ending, “Nigeria’s continued dependence on imported petroleum products.”

Niger Delta youths plan grand reception for Minister Kachikwu

Youths of the Niger Delta, under the auspices of Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Process (NDYCPP), are fine-tuning arrangements to host Ibe Kachukwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, to a grand reception.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Minister Kachikwu challenges ExxonMobil, others on gas commercialization policy

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu has urged ExxonMobil and other International Oil Companies operating in Nigeria, to key into the gas commercialization policy of government for gas development in the country.

Governor Dickson takes environmental campaign to IOCs, others

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has urged international oil companies (IOCs) and regulatory bodies in the oil industry to embrace the campaign against environmental degradation in the Niger Delta.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Federal government gives IOCs 14 days to pay outstanding revenue on contracts

The federal government has given International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria’s deep offshore and inland basin a 14-day ultimatum to pay all outstanding revenues on Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs).

NNPC pays IOCs $993.7 million of $5.1 billion cash call debt

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday disclosed that it had so far paid $993.7 million of the negotiated $5.1 billion cash call debt it owed International Oil Companies (IOCs) whom it is in joint ventures oil production with.

Ogoni people threaten to protest against federal government over cleanup project

More than two years after the federal government flagged off the clean-up of the heavily polluted Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta region, leaders from the area have criticised the project implementation as “flawed”.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday debunked claims that the Federal Government was planning to reduce the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria.

2019 Budget: Federal government to Release New Set Of Taxes, Excise Duties

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, said on Thursday that the Federal Government will be releasing new revenue initiatives which will include a new set of taxes and excise duties.

NCDMB commends oil firms over local content implementation

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has lauded international oil companies operating in the country for their support in the implementation of the Nigerian content.

Nigeria’s suit against Chevron, Total to continue February

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Tuesday, adjourned until Feb.13, 2019, a 69 million dollars suit filed by the Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria, against Chevron Petroleum Nigeria Ltd, seeking to recover oil revenue.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court adjourns hearing of federal government’s $69 million suit

The Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned until Feb.13, 2019, a $69 million suit filed by the Federal Government against Chevron Petroleum Nigeria, seeking to recover oil revenue.

Ibe Kachikwu: Three modular refineries to begin operations in 2019

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said there are strong indications that three out of the 40 planned modular refineries would come on stream by end of 2019.

Maikanti Baru lauds Saudi Arabia for crude oil output cut

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has commended Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to announce daily crude oil production cut by one million barrels per day from December this year.

Oil firms, federal government raise $180 million for Ogoni clean-up

The Federal Government has revealed that International Oil Companies (IOCs) have made a contribution of $180 million for the Ogoni clean-up exercise which is expected to kick-off in the next two weeks.

PENGASSAN wants NNPC to caution IOCs over anti-labour practice

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) wants the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to caution indigenous operators and International Oil Companies (IOCs) involved in anti-labour practice.
Yemi Osinbajo

BMO challenges PDP to disprove Yemi Osinbajo’s clarification on debt profile

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) on Tuesday in Abuja challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to disprove Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s clarification of the country’s past and present debt profile.
Maikanti Baru

Maikanti Baru commends NPDC on 100% local content on gas facility

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commended the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), for achieving 100 per cent local content input in the development of Oredo Integrated Gas Handling Facility (IGHF).

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