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President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after his nationwide broadcast, signed Proclamation Order on the General Management of Covid-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory and other States in Nigeria.

House of Reps member commends President Buhari, Governor Diri over Oloibiri Museum, appeals for...

Rep. Fred Obua (PDP–Bayelsa), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the construction of Oloibiri Oil and Gas Museum and Research Centre.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Nigeria engages Chinese firm to build shipyard in Bayelsa

The Federal Government has engaged China Harbour Engineering Company for the construction of a shipyard in Brass Island, Bayelsa State.
Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday

Official: National gas transportation network code to go-live Monday

Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday next week commission the newly completed 17- storey headquarters building of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), located at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

President Buhari to commission NCDMB’s 17-storey headquarters in Yenagoa

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday next week commission the newly completed 17- storey headquarters building of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), located at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Nigerian government to encourage more private/public partnership to boost domestic gas – minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.
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

NNPC: We’ll deliver refineries mid-2023

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has promised to get the refineries functional by mid-2023.
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

Plans on to maintain four refineries – NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Thursday, said it has concluded plans to rehabilitate and build new plants, as all the four refineries are currently down, thus forcing the government to import petroleum products from the global market.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Nigerian government urged to send new PIB to National Assembly to drive oil sector...

Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, former Chairman, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has urged the Federal Government to send the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to the National Assembly.

850 Nigeria refinery workers, oil workers sacked

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Monday alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) sacked 850 contract workers.
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NGF: Governors to meet on corruption survey

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will be meeting on Wednesday through teleconferencing to review its second corruption survey, policy patterns and trends at the sub-national level as analysed by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
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NNPC: China, Sinosure to finance $2.6 billion AKK gas pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Monday, disclosed that financing for the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline would be provided by China and Sinosure.

Oil workers suspend planned nationwide strike

Oil workers, under the aegis of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Associated of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), yesterday, suspended the planned three-day warning strike, they had threatened to embark on to protest the Federal Government’s attempt to forcefully enrol its members into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).

President Buhari names new nuclear agency chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).
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PETAN: Critical stakeholders capable of leading petroleum industry

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has commended the critical stakeholders involved in the signing of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract for the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Train 7 contract for their expertise.
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

Fitch: 417,000bpd oil cut’ll deepen Nigeria’s recession

A global credit ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, has said Nigeria’s compliance with the oil production cut deal led by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries will lead to deeper economic contraction and fiscal deficits.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

Timipre Sylva wants Bayelsa APC members to remain strong

The Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Monday, advised members of the party in the state to remain strong and steadfast.
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: We deregulated downstream oil sector in March

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the downstream oil sector was deregulated on March 19, with the reduction in the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) also known as petrol.

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