SPDC links LiveWIRE beneficiaries to $.8m growth fund
The Shell LiveWIRE is a flagship enterprise development programme designed to help young people explore the option of starting their own business as a real and viable career option. It provides training, finance, and business mentorship for young entrepreneurs.
Niger Delta forum stresses protection of oil facilities in region
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has said it will work with the Federal Government to bring peace and ensure the protection of oil facilities in the region.
Don canvasses adoption of Super Grid to solve power challenges
Prof. Frank Okafor of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos, who made the recommendation at the 2017 Public Lecture of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering, said the super grid has the unique capacity for high voltage direct current transmission.
Upgrading Kainji dam and improving electricity
Kainji dam is one of Nigeria’s oldest dams generating roughly 500 megawatts of electricity in 2017 for a nation with a population around 170 million!
NCDMB, others plan knowledge sharing sessions on Egina FPSO
Plans are underway by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and other critical stakeholders to organise knowledge sharing session on the Egina Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units.
Century Power to boost Nigeria’s electricity supply by 1,500MW
Century Power, a subsidiary of the Obijackson Group, has unveiled plans to increase Nigeria’s electricity generating capacity by 1,500 megawatts (MW) upon the completion of the proposed power generation plant in Okija, Anambra State.
OPEC production freeze fails to boost crude oil prices
The decision by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to embark on production freeze last year, offered hope for higher crude oil prices in 2017.
Solar Nigeria Programme to provide 13m pounds in support of solar power generation
Solar Nigeria Programme (SN), a programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) says it will provide additional grant of 13 million pounds to help reputable companies involved in solar energy in Nigeria.
Nigeria, a country in the tropical region of the world is now in the dry season. In this dry season, the hydroelectric power plants are working at dry season capacity! The coal-fired power plants are almost redundant while solar is mostly generated by private institutions and personalities who can presently afford it. This leaves the…
Price of cooking gas soars as pirates attack LPG vessel
The average price for the refilling of a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or Cooking Gas, has increased by 5.48 per cent month on month to N2,708.38 in February 2017 from N2,567.56 in January 2017, and 45.59 per cent year-on-year.