‘Govt needs to create conducive environment to attract investors in power sector’
Frank Li is the Managing Director for Huawei Technologies Nigeria. The company, which is already a major player in the information technology sector, has recently declared its interest to participate in the country’s quest for regular power supply. In this interview with ROSELINE OKERE, he believed that right expertise and conducive environment would attract the…
2015: The phenomenal tough year for oil, gas sector
AS the clock ticks by the second towards the end of the year 2015, the nation’s oil and gas sector could not but recount the tough moments heralded by the plunging oil prices, even as the subsidy brouhaha has dotted the domestic fuel supply chain.
Oando to promote preventive maintenance culture in Nigeria
Oando Marketing Plc has commenced moves to promote the culture of improving vehicle maintenance in Nigeria.
Out of the doldrums, Atlantic, investors reposition for 2016
Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Nigeria Limited is on the verge of resuming operations on the services to eight oil blocks in line with the strategic agreement with the Nigerian Production Development Company (NPDC).
Coal-fired electricity and the environment
Coal is defined as a readily combustible rock containing more than 50% by weight of carbon. Its other constituents include hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, ash and sulphur. Some of the undesirable chemical constituents include chlorine and sodium. Coal is converted to electricity by being burned in a furnace with a boiler with the boiler water heated…
‘Govt should pursue zero gas flaring with vigour, zeal’
Niger Delta Petroleum Resources and Seven Energy were the only Nigerian companies that have signed for zero gas flaring by 2030. Do you think zero flaring by 2030 is attainable?
Electricity consumers worry over power supply at yuletide
As the yuletide season approaches, electricity consumers across the country have appealed to the power firms for regular supply that would spur the merriment spirit of Nigerians.
China’s energy oddyssey and lessons for Nigeria
An article that appears in the Economist of November 28th, 2015 detailing how China, one of the world’s biggest drawbacks in the global effort at curtailing the effects of climate change on mankind is dusting itself up to walk its talk on the matter, is here, served
Poor refining capacity, policy thrust threaten $110m chemical market
There are growing apprehensions that the sharp drop in the functionalities of the domestic refineries may jeopardise the future of the chemical market, estimated at about $110 million.
N45 billion kerosene subsidy worries stakeholders
The payment of subsidy on the House Hold Kerosene (HHK) that is currently estimated at about N45 billion yearly has continued to trigger reactions from the industry stakeholders.