FMC Technology renews commitment to oil, gas development
FMC Technologies has renewed commitment to the development of its people and facilities in Africa’s oil and gas sector To fulfill its promise to human capacity building, sixteen FMC Technologies employees from across Africa recently participated in a weeklong leadership program, in Ghana. The Management essentials course, according to the company, was designed by FMC…
Speaker assures on DESOPADEC bill
FROM the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya yesterday in Asaba came an assurance that the proposed Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development (DESOPADEC) Law Amendment Bill now before the House will restructure the Commission for better service delivery. Igbuya, who spoke while addressing protesters from the Urhobo Ethnic Nationality Chapter…
BoI targets 100,000 homes in solar scheme
THE Bank of Industry (BoI) has expressed commitment to promote alternative energy solutions to solve electricity problems in about 100,000 homes across the country. The solar for homes scheme initiated in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is expected to cover an average of 200 homes each in Anambra, Delta, Gombe, Kaduna, Niger…
Edo community protests outage over refusal to relocate transformer
ACTIVITIES in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government council were grounded yesterday as hundreds of people from the town and neighbouring communities protested alleged deliberate blackout of the town by officials of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for the past six days over what they claimed was their refusal to allow officials of the company take away one of the two 2.5 step down transformer bought for the community by the council to an unknown destination without replacement.
NLNG clarifies role in dry dock project
NIGERIA LNG has disclosed that it only facilitated the building of $1.5 billion dockyard in the country and not an investor in the project as earlier reported in some media.
Solar plane flies longest hour in history
IT has been further affirmed at the weekend that the sunlight can make drastic changes to human life, as the experimental solar aircraft finishes longest stretch in voyage around the globe.
Global electricity demand to increase by 85 % in 25years
Sub-Saharan African energy need to hit 1,600 terawatt-hours GLOBAL electricity demand is projected to increase by about 85 per cent as living standards rise, economies expand and the need for electrification of society continues. ExxonMobil, which made this disclosure in its report titled: “The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040”, due to be unveiled…
Genesis Energy partners Norwegian firm for hydro-power solution
Genesis Energy Corporation and a Norwegian Group, SHP Malthe Winje, have provided a pioneering platform for multiple deployment on fast track basis of Modular Mini Hydro Power solutions that could service Nigeria and the entire African continent energy needs within a reasonable short period of time.
Buhari pledges to resolve power supply crisis soon
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of his administration to give the highest possible priority to the rapid improvement of power supply across the country.
ECOWAS mulls gas pipeline network expansion
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has moved a step further to boost economic integration among the West African states, with plans to expand the gas pipeline network in the sub-region for improved business activities.