Lawmakers order oil majors to stop gas flaring
The House of Representatives has ordered the multinational oil companies operating in Nigeria to stop the flaring of associated gas.
End gas-flaring in Niger Delta now, environmentalists tell Buhari
The Federal Government has been charged to end gas-flaring in the Niger Delta communities following its devastating impact on the health of the people and the environment.
1bscf flared gas worrisome as stakeholders seek migration to renewable energy
To ensure Nigeria fulfils its commitment to climate change agenda, and also increase access to clean energy by its citizens, the United Kingdom and other stakeholders in the sustainable energy industry...
Zero gas flaring by 2020 no longer possible, says FG
Barely five months to the 2020 deadline announced by the Federal Government to end gas flaring in the Niger Delta, government has said the projection may remain elusive.
Senate penalises gas flaring in new bill, offenders to pay N10 million fine
The Senate yesterday passed a new bill, which provided for penalty against gas flaring and other malpractices in the oil and gas sector.The last legislation on gas flare, the Associated Gas Re-injection Act of 1979, came into force 40 years....
Operators seek liberalisation of gas industry to check N800m/d flares
With no less than N800 million being recorded as daily loss to gas flaring, sector operators have called for a liberalised market and financial structures in the power sector. The move, according to the operators, would form part of measures to aid domestic utilisation and encourage investments needed to fast-track deployment of infrastructure for the…
Stakeholders examine benefit of gas flaring regulation
Stakeholder in the oil and gas as well as power sector, have examined the need to take advantage of the Flare Gas (Prevention and Waste) Regulation (2018).
Infrastructure critical to ending gas flaring, says Kachikwu
Although Nigeria has set a target of ending gas flaring by 2020, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said the country’s infrastructure gap remain a critical challenge to government’s gas commercialisation agenda.
Senate to pass gas flaring prohibition bill
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Bassey Albert, Thursday, said National Assembly would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year. Albert gave this hint in Lagos when he led his members on oversight functions to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). He said the bill was currently on the third…
FG loses $2.5bn to gas flaring
Mr Chinedu Onyeizu, Chief Executive Officer, AfriPERA, an Energy and Infrastructure Policy research organisation, says Nigeria loses about 2.5 billion dollars annually from gas flaring in the country. Onyeizu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, in Abuja. “ Since the 1950’s, Nigeria has been burning off its…