Bonga oil spill: Shell faces more community grievances, as N3.6 billion fine intrigues linger
The intrigues trailing the N3.6 billion compensation for damages caused by the Bonga oil spill may be deepening, as the Ilaje communities in Ondo State, are currently considering a legal action against Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, (SNEPCO), a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) for alleged marginalisation. Specifically, the communities alleged that…
Eunisell records 100,000 LTI free man-hours on Qua Iboe field
Africa focused oil and gas company, Eunisell Solutions has achieved a milestone of 100,000 plus man-hours without loss time incident on one of the nation’s marginal oil fields in Qua Iboe. The company’s Chief Executive, Dickson Okotie, who made this known in a statement issued on Monday, attributed the achievement to the professionalism of the…
‘Create healthy environment for workers’
NIGERIAN employers have been advised to create healthy environment for workers, promote the best occupational health and safety standards. Speaking at the 1000 Days Without Lost Time Accident organised by FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, Lagos, the Managing Director, of WAMCO, Rahul Colaco, said the company has achieved a lot in terms of safe workplace for…
Inter-regional gas trade to expand by 40 per cent
Inter-regional gas trade is expected to expand by 40 per cent from 2014 to 2020, surpassing 780 billion cubic metres (bcm), according to projections in the International Energy Administration (IEA) Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2015.
Crude at $50 threatens $1.5 trillion in oil, gas projects
DESPITE efforts to cut costs, the petroleum industry can’t make money on $1.5 trillion in pending investments on conventional and North American shale drilling projects with $50 oil, Wood Mackenzie estimates.
LCCI calls for downward adjustment in oil benchmark for 2015 budget
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for downwards adjustments in the budgetary benchmark of oil price which is pegged at $53 per barrel in the 2015 budget.
Oando Plc boosts traders’ fortunes with LPG gas stove
Oando Marketing Plc has initiated a new social benefit scheme aimed at alleviating the sufferings of Nigerian women entrepreneur in the food business by making available Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to them at affordable prices.
Nigeria’s petroleum, power sectors under ‘change’ mantra
Since the inception of the new administration, better days seem to be ahead for the nation’s power, oil and gas sector. Though, power supply is still far less than the country requires to drive economic growth, there has been appreciable improvement in electricity generation since June this year.
World nuclear body projects 25% growth by 2050
World Nuclear Association has emphasized the need for the global nuclear industry to aim to achieve a 25 per cent share of world electricity production by 2050.
Nigerians in Diaspora to explore opportunities in local oil, gas sector
There are indications that Nigerians in Diaspora are now gathering interest in exploring opportunities in the local oil and gas market, even as they are keen to repatriate their richly endowed skills to support their motherland.