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The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC: Nigeria’ll comply with OPEC production agreement

This is as NNPC and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) have assured of robust collaboration to urgently mitigate incidences of oil spill across the country.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy destroys N8.4 billion crude oil

About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy (NN) between January and June 19, it was learnt.

Chevron: Only Ojumole oil well burnt in Ondo

The Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has emphasized that only one oil well (Ojumole) was affected by the penultimate Thursday fire in Ikorigho community of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Aiteo Group

Aiteo announces closure of Nembe Creek Trunk Line 48 hours after reopening

Barely 48 hours after Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company announced the reopening of operations on the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), the facility has again been shut down.
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Aiteo fixes leak, restarts 150,000 bpd Nembe creek oil export pipeline

The Nembe Creek Trunk Line resumed normal operations on March 7 following the plugging of a leak which necessitated the shutdown of the facility on February 28.

NOSDRA accuses Aiteo of blocking Bayelsa fire probe

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has said the operators of Nembe Creek Oilfields within OML 29 is resisting its efforts to probe the cause of Friday’s explosion in Nembe.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari declines assent to NOSDRA amendment bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) amendment Bill, 2018.
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Peter Idabor: Assent to NOSDRAs Amendment Bill will enable criminalisation of oil spill

Mr Peter Idabor, the Director General, National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Tuesday called for assent to the agency’s amendment bill to ensure criminalisation of oil-spill in the country.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).

Shell: Judgment on $3.6 billion Bonga oil spill fine not binding

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) says court judgment on 3.6 billion dollars fine for the Dec. 20, 2011 oil spill in parts of Niger Delta is not binding.
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National Assembly may veto Muhammadu Buhari on NOSDRA Amendment Bill

Members of the House of Representatives and Civil Society Organisations on Wednesday said there may be need to veto President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to sign into law the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Amendment Bill 2018.

Bayelsa community accuses Shell of negligence over oil spill

A community in Bayelsa State, Agoro 1, has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of neglecting them after an oil spillage.

Four abducted oil workers in Bayelsa regain freedom

Abducted four members of a Joint Investigation Team probing the cause of an oil spill at Agip’s facility in Azuzuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have regained their freedom.

Gunmen abduct four oil workers in Bayelsa

Suspected kidnappers operating in the creeks of Bayelsa State have reportedly abducted four oil workers along the waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Amnesty office partners NOSDRA on disaster reduction in Niger Delta

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said PAP will collaborate with the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on disaster reduction programmes in the Niger Delta.

ERA: Impact of oil spill in Ogoniland is heartbreaking

The Environmental Rights Agenda/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described as heartbreaking, the impact of oil spills in communities in Ogoniland of Rivers State.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Experts urge President Buhari to fast track PIGB signing

Some cross section of environmental experts and professionals in the upstream and downstream sector, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB).

Court: Shell liable to $3.6 billion fine over Bonga oil spill

Oil giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, is liable to a $3.6 billion fine levied on it by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over a 2011 crude oil spill offshore on Nigeria’s coastline, a federal court has ruled.

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