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Harnessing Nigeria’s gas potential for national development

Trans-Saharan Pipeline

Oil-rich Nigeria has largely been dependent on petroleum products as the mainstay of its economy for decades. Gas pipeline Petrol, kerosene and diesel have been in use for both domestic and industrial energy purposes in times past ahead of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the country. According to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Nigeria’s natural gas as at January ...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic: Sports Ministry signs MoU with Japanese city for Team Nigeria camp venue

Sunday Dare

While Nigeria is preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday with the Japanese City of Kisarazu, which will camp the Team Nigeria. Sports Minister, Sunday Dare The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, made this revelation in a statement signed by his special ...

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$42bn lost to crude oil theft in 10 years – NEITI


The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has urged the Federal Government to embrace oil fingerprinting technology, comprehensive metering infrastructure of all facilities, and other creative strategies to combat the growing menace of theft of Nigeria’s crude oil and refined petroleum products. Oil exploration In a Policy Brief titled “Stemming the Increasing Cost of Oil Theft to Nigeria” released on Wednesday, November 6, ...

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Shell expands domestic gas distribution in Nigeria

Shell Nigeria Gas

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), the country’s first and wholly owned subsidiary of an international oil company involved in domestic gas distribution in Nigeria, increased its gas distribution capacity by over 150% following the safe completion of its second gas train, the Agbara-Ota Capacity Increase Project. The facility enables SNG and its partners to achieve regular gas supply to subscribed industries in Ogun State while efforts are ongoing to reach more ...

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Shell targets equivalent of 2,400MW electricity from new gas supply project

Shell Nigeria

 The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria, will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie ...

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Shell, Total declare force majeure on Bonny Light

Osagie Okunbor

Two oil majors, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria and Total, have declared force majeure on exports of crude on each of their trunk lines, spokespersons for the firms have said. Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, Shell Petroleum Development Company Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, Manager, Media Communications for Shell, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the force majeure ...

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Shell emerges Nigeria’s most impactful local content company


Shell Companies in Nigeria have emerged the international oil company with the most impactful Local Content Initiatives in the upstream category at the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair (NOGOF) held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on April 4, 2019. L-R: Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies ...

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120 Niger Delta entrepreneurs receive Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE grants

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria

Another 120 youth entrepreneurs from seven states of the Niger Delta have been given Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE business training and N48 million by The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture to begin small-scale businesses in their respective states in the expectation that they will become models for alternative livelihoods as part of the programme to deter involvement of youths ...

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Firm says water deal with local authorities may delay Kenyan oil project

Martin Mbogo

A firm, Tullow Oil, handling Kenya’s only oil project, says a deal with local Kenyan authorities that will allow it to pump water to pressurise the project for a final green light may take a while. Martin Mbogo Tullow’s Kenya Managing Director, Martin Mbogo, said on Friday, February 22, 2019 in Nairobi that the deal might delay the project until ...

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Shell invites bid for new FPSO in Bonga

Bayo Ojulari

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has announced Invitation to Tender (ITT) to contractors for the development of the Bonga South West Aparo (BSWA) oil field. SNEPCo Managing Director, Bayo Ojulari Bamidele Odugbesan, Shell Spokesman, said in a statement on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Lagos that the project’s initial phase includes a new Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading ...

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