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Petroleum engineers advocate stiff penalty for gas flaring

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigeria Council, has called for enforcement of stiff penalty for gas flaring in Nigeria. Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Chairman, SPE,...

Efforts to reduce global gas flaring stalled over 10 years – World Bank

The World Bank says global progress to reduce gas flaring, the wasteful industry practice of burning natural gas during oil production, has stalled in...

NNPC introduces new project approval method to curb gas flaring

Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) has suggested fresh moves to address the challenges of gas flaring in the country. NNPC Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (GMD/CEO),...

Is oil discovery a curse to Nigerian host communities?

With a maximum crude oil production capacity of 2.5 million barrels per day, Nigeria is Africa's largest oil producer and the 13th largest oil-producing...

Group describes penalties for gas flaring under PIA as too weak

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an environmental advocacy group, has observed that the penalty for gas flaring as contained in the Petroleum Industry...

TotalEnergies reduces gas flaring in Nigeria by 75% in 10yrs

TotalEnergies says it has successfully reduced gas flaring in its operations in Nigeria by 75 per cent in the last 10 years. Mr Victor Bandele,...

Nigeria, six others top gas flaring countries – World Bank

The World Bank says Russia, Iraq, Iran, the United States, Algeria, Venezuela and Nigeria remain the top seven gas flaring countries for nine years...

How Delta women use heat from gas flaring sites to dry tapioca

With more than half its population lacking access to energy, Nigeria still wastes gas – a major source of energy. The communities where the...

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Govt sensitises stakeholders on implementation of action plan on youth, peace, security

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has begun sensitisation of stakeholders on the Nigerian National Action Plan...

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