Despite huge gas reserves, supply troubles hit Nigeria’s LPG industry
For the second quarter of 2018 alone, 165.71 million litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were imported into the country, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
NigerStar7 vessel to boost complex deepwater projects, local content agenda
NigerStar7, a frontline operator in the services section of the oil and gas industry has officially renamed and launched its newly acquired vessel (NigerStar7 Adaba), valued at N7.2billion, to boost capability in the maritime segment of the oil and gas epic industry.
NOAC JV trains contractors on capacity building, government regulations
As part of efforts to to develop the capacity of Nigeria-owned companies and contractors to activately participate in the oil and gas industry, the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and its Joint Venture partners on Monday, commenced capacity training for indigenous contractors in the Niger Delta.
IBEDC reports UCH to NERC over N217m debt
The management of Ibadan Distribution Company has dragged the University College Hospital, Ibadan (UCH), to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) arbitration panel over N217 million accumulated debt.
Dangote Refinery jetty receives first ship
The Dangote Oil Refinery jetty located at the Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos has received its first ship call. The ship named: “BBC Naples”, berthed at the new jetty on Sunday evening to deliver essential equipment for ongoing construction work at the Dangote Refinery.
Stakeholders support geothermal energy for electricity
Experts in energy sector have called on the federal government to explore alternative source of power by using geothermal energy resources to generate electricity in the country.
OAI seeks government commitment to oil sector reforms
The OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative (OAI) has stressed the need for the government to consciously seek the development of the oil and gas sector through reforms, given the critical nature of the sector to the economy.
NERC working on alternative energy sources to boost power generation – Chairman
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says it is working on alternative energy sources to boost power supply in the country.Its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Igarra, Edo.
‘It’s a disgrace we’ve delayed oil blocks, marginal fields rounds’
The oil sector dropped by 3.9 per cent in the second quarter because oil production dropped to 1.8 million barrels per day from two million barrels per day in the first...
Experts list challenges facing solid minerals sector
Owing to the fact that the vast majority of extractable mineral reserves in the country are yet untapped, a senior geologist, Benjamin Ukwuteyinor, has called for reforms in the sector.