Gas utilisation: The road not taken
A few days ago, the Lagos State Government marked its annual Tree Planting Day. This is an annual ritual, celebrated to encourage the populace to plant trees to protect the environment.
African leaders seek power generation enhancing policies
The Africa Progress Panel has emphasised the need for African governments to set a higher level of ambition by initiating policies aimed at a 10-fold increase in power generation and universal access to energy by 2030.
Crude oil business challenges assail Nigeria’s economy
Nigeria’s economy may face tougher times this year due to a cocktail of challenges assailing the country’s crude oil business. The country has been contending with the plummeting crude oil prices and the United State’s shale boom, which resulted to total halt in import to U.S.
Conoil Quatro engine oil wins OAAN award
OUTDOOR Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) has declared Conoil as the overall winner of its prestigious yearly exhibition and poster award for 2015.
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.
Nigeria’s crude exports may rise in August
There are indications that Nigeria’s crude oil export would spike up in August against the previous months, even as some overhang July cargoes struggle to find buyers.
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…