Discos to curb electricity theft with smart meters
In a bid to overcome metering cloning and other forms of frauds against the electricity market, many distribution companies are resorting to the use of smart meters.
Nuclear Power: IAEA calls for strong, independent regulator in Nigeria
The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, has called for the creation of an independent nuclear power regulatory body “with clear authority and functions, separated from promotional bodies and functions."
ECOWAS mulls extension of West Africa Gas Pipeline network
The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and international energy services company Penspen have announced the completion of contract signing to enable a formal start to the feasibility study examining the current West African Gas Pipeline
Nigeria, Angola, others eye Venezuelan crude
Nigeria, Algeria, Angola and Iran are interested in blending their light oil with Venezuela’s heavy crude to get a better price, according to the president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, Eulogio Del Pino.
More Nigerian crude barrels head to the Mediterranean - Report
There are indications that more of Nigeria's crude barrels could head to the Mediterranean, due to dips in freight rates and a rising Mediterranean light sweet crude market, traders said.
20 mariners kidnapped off Nigeria in 2 months - Report
Dryad Maritime, the UK’s leading maritime intelligence and operations company, says the kidnapping of crew for ransom remains the most significant threat to mariners in the Gulf of Guinea.
Group urges Buhari to address environmental degradation in N'Delta
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has urged the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to address environmental degradation in the Niger Delta as well as sustain the existing peace in the region in order to increase oil production and prevent a return by the youth to the creeks.
Seafarers: Nigeria can do better than Philippines, says Akpobolokemi
The Nigeria Maritime University, NMU, plans to generate over six billion dollars as revenue from training and supply of seafarers to international maritime industry, according to Dr. Ziakede Akpobolokemi, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA.
Australia, Norway to partner NIMASA on capacity development
Australia and Norway have revealed desire to provide the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, with technical and human capacity development support.