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Shell working to make Nigeria a gas hub in energy transition quest, says official

Igo weli

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says it had begun working to transform Nigeria into a gas hub, within the Gulf of Guinea, as part of the global quest for cleaner energy. Country Head, Corporate Relations of SPDC, Igo Weli The company said it actively supports the nation’s Natural Gas Expansion Programme of the Federal Government introduced in ...

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Reactions as Asian Development Bank rules out coal, sets conditions for gas projects

Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday, May 7, 2021 issued its draft energy policy, following the conclusion of its 54th Annual Meeting and clarion calls from the United Nations to end financing for all fossil fuels including gas. Green activists and civil society groups hold a demonstration outside the headquarters of the Asian Development Bank in Manila to demand an ...

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Charcoal: To use, or not to use?

Charcoal

The rise in prices of cooking gas and kerosene is creating a demand for charcoal, whose price is likewise escalating – a development that translates to an increase in the felling of trees, a raw material for charcoal. The negativity in the use of charcoal surmounts the temporal alternative it serves in cooking. Felling of trees for production of charcoal ...

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Saudi Arabia targets life-without-oil from 2020

Mohammed bin Salman

As cabinet approves sweeping economic reforms, prince Mohammed bin Salman says Saudi Arabia will reduce reliance on hydrocarbons Saudi Arabia’s cabinet approved Vision 2030 on Monday, a package of economic reforms designed to reduce dependence on oil revenues. Under the proposal, the Middle Eastern kingdom will float part of national oil firm Saudi Aramco on the stock exchange and diversify ...

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Shell intensifies gas production in Niger Delta

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The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture is producing more gas from Agbada field in the Eastern Niger Delta in support of government’s aspiration of increasing domestic gas production for manufacturing and power generation, the firm has disclosed. It said in a statement released on Sunday and endorsed by spokesperson Precious Okolobo that some 10 million ...

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Nigeria to explore gas potential for sustainable development – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria is taking appropriate steps to turn its abundant gas resources into veritable catalyst for development as the nation’s gas potential might be in excess of 600 trillion cubic feet. The President said this at the 3rd summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Tehran, Iran on Monday. Buhari said the country was taking the ...

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