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DPR lists ways to fortify Nigeria’s oil and gas sector

Timipre Sylva

The Department of Petroleum Resources( DPR) has listed five ways to fortify the Nigerian oil and gas sector for economic stability and growth. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva Director and Chief Executive Officer of DPR, Mr Sarki Auwalu, made the suggestion while presenting a keynote address at the 20th Nigeria oil and gas conference, in Abuja ...

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Nigeria spends N60bn annually to repair vandalised oil, gas points, says minister

Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says N60 billion is spent annually to repair and maintain vandalised oil and gas points. Alhaji Lai Mohammed Mohammed, who disclosed this at a Town Hall Meeting on Protecting Oil and Gas Infrastructure in Abuja on Monday, July 5, 2021, said an average of 200,000 barrels were lost per day to ...

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FCTA partners with NOSDRA on oil, gas disasters prevention

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it is partnering with the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on oil and gas disasters prevention in the territory. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on Friday, June 11, 2021 in Abuja. Bello ...

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Oilserv boss commends Buhari for his dedication to local content development

Emeka Okwuosa

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oilserv Limited, Emeka Okwuosa, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari has shown dedication for the development of local content and capacity through the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project. Emeka Okwuosa The Oilserv Chairman at the flag-off event of the AKK project in Ajaokuta on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 commended President Buhari for ...

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Nigeria earned $590bn from petroleum sector in 15 years, says transparency agency

Waziri Adio

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has called for closer partnership with the civil society to enable it implement remedial issues contained in its reports of the oil and gas industry. The Executive Secretary of NEITI, Waziri Adio, made the call in Abuja at a special workshop by Publish What You Pay, a leading civil society organisation working in ...

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PETAN rebrands, commends Shell’s role in Nigerian content


The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), an association of indigenous service companies, has commended the pioneering role of Shell in the development of Nigerian content in the oil industry. “Most of us have our roots here,” said the Chairman of the association, Bank Anthony Okoroafor, as he led a team on a courtesy visit to the Managing Director of Shell ...

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40 firms showcase oil & gas potentials at SNEPCo exhibition

SNEPCo Nigerian Content Exhibition 2015

Nearly 40 Nigerian companies showcased their potential for offshore materials and services in the oil and gas industry at an exhibition held in Lagos by the deep-water subsidiary of Shell in Nigeria, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo.) The exhibition, the 4th in the series, aimed to raise the level of awareness in critical offshore oil and gas ...

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Gas flare-out: Mallam commends Total’s commitment

  Minister of Environment, Laurentia Laraba Mallam, has commended French oil and gas giant, Total, over its determination to be the first multinational oil corporation to stop offshore gas flaring in Nigeria. Speaking through her Press Secretary and Deputy Director Information, Ben Bem Goong, from far away Cancun, Mexico, while participating in the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly, the minister ...

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Govt considers inland petroleum exploration

Scientists have said that, in order to sustain Nigeria’s global position as a major oil and gas exporter, there is need for the authorities to turn to inland basin exploration. A scientist, Prof Chukwuemeka Ekweozor, believes that, as the Niger Delta oil province gradually matures. Its petroleum production would decline as, according to him, is evident in the case of ...

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