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Nigeria on course to end gas flaring by 2025, says minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria is on course to end gas flaring by 2025. Sylva made this known...

MOSOP President decries negative impact of gas flaring, oil spillage

President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr Fegalo Nsuke, has decried the impact of gas flaring and oil spillage...

Nine children win case to stop gas flaring in Ecuadorian Amazon

An appeals court judge has ruled that the Ecuadorian oil industry’s long-permitted practice of gas flaring – dubbed “flares of death” by local residents...

Firm advocates use of gas flare, oil pollution fines to compensate victims

The law firm of Ntephe, Smith and Wills (NSW) has called for channeling of gas flare and oil pollution fines to ameliorate adverse effects...

Alleged environmental degradation: ECOWAS court fixes Oct. 27 for $37bn damages suit

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has fixed Oct. 27, 2020 to hear a $37 billion suit in damages filed by 11 persons representing the...

Govt committed to elimination of gas flaring by 2021, says Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the elimination of gas flaring from Nigeria’s...

Ending gas flaring, building mini refineries

There are two oily stories that should catch our attention. One is about designing and fabrication of a refinery at a Nigerian university and...

Putting a halt to Nigeria’s atrocious gas flaring

Gas flaring is the obnoxious practice of burning natural gas associated with crude oil extraction (or associated gas). To use the words of Joseph...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban all substances that are not ozone-friendly in accordance with the...
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EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU)...

COP27 to open a day earlier than initially scheduled

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban...

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

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