Siemens promotes educational development in Edo schools
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, Siemens Nigeria Limited, has donated learning aids to three schools in the communities around the Azura-Edo Independent Power Project (IPP) in Edo State.
Government to establish oil, gas industrial parks beyond Niger Delta
There are indications that the Federal Government is considering the establishment of oil and gas industrial parks in some oil producing states in Nigeria.The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, made the disclosure during the ground-breaking of the Nigerian Oil....
Total launches malaria elimination programme
In effort to proffer solutions to some world problems such as malaria, Total in Nigeria via Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), and Total Nigeria Plc, on behalf of its joint venture partners have launched the 2018 Malaria Elimination Programme, tagged: “Defeat Malaria” as a means to deploy interventions to malaria prone areas.
Local content board targets retention of $14bn in oil sector
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) projected that $14 billion out of the $20 billion spending in shipyards and manufacturing in the oil sector, would be retained in Nigeria by 2027. The board also made a projection that about 300,000 would be provided by the sector by 2027. Unveiling the board’s…
TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformers, promises
In line with the policy of this administration on Incremental Power to increase electricity supply in Nigeria, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned 100 MVA transformers at 132/33KV Alimosho substation, aimed to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco The Managing Director of TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, while commissioning the project in Lagos…
Jonathan to speak at OTC
Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, is expected to discuss the role of local content in preventing conflicts in the Niger Delta region at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) coming in Houston, Texas next month. According to Marak Alliance, United States, the opening address of the Conference will be delivered…
Fashola, Kupolokun, others fault transition to fossil fuels
Stakeholders in the energy sector, have in Abuja, said the country’s efforts to transit to a new era of energy landscape may remain elusive because of lack of value addition in the industry. The players, who gathered at the 11th international conference of Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE), insisted that Nigeria must prioritise…
West Africa Ventures spends $550,000 on training
West African Ventures (WAV), an Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Marine Charter Services provider for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, has expended over $550,000 to train 26 young Nigerians in partnership with Chevron and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, under the Sonam Development Project Pipeline and Okan Pig Receiver Platform Transport and installation contract…
Shell’s fresh bid for Ogoni oilfield stirs tension
An atmosphere of unrest is looming over Ogoni land, following the renewal request by Shell Petroleum Development Company for Oil Mining Leases (OML11).
Experts insist Buhari should sign PIGB into law
Energy experts have said there is urgent need for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the recently passed Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to prevent continued loss of $15b investment yearly.