Nigeria raises hope on end to gas flaring by 2020
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has renewed the Federal Government’s commitment to end gas flaring by 2020.
House Committee raises alarm over continuous gas flaring in Niger Delta
The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating revenue leakages in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has frowned at the continuous flaring of gas in the Niger Delta.
'FG is planning programme to end gas flaring in Niger Delta'
Paul Boroh said this on Friday during the inauguration of a water project in Gelegele-Gbene community near Benin in Ovia North East Local Government area of Edo.
Stakeholders reject PIGB over unclear approach to halting gas flaring
The organizations, according to their representative and Director, Social Action, Dr. Isaac Osuoka, are civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), Zero Corruption Coalition (ZCC), Socialist Workers League, Global Rescue Mission and Keen and Care Initiative.
New bill on climate change agency scales second reading
A new bill that would establish the National Climate Change Commission and provide framework for the mainstreaming of climate change responses and actions into government policy formulation is underway
Reps pass NLNG Bill to end gas flaring, protect environment
The House of Representatives yesterday passed into law “A bill for an act to amend the Nigerian LNG (Fiscal incentive, Guarantees and Assurances) to make its statutory contribution...
Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said that Nigeria, the ninth largest gas producing nation in the world, lost over 850 million dollars to gas flaring in 2015.
‘Nigeria loses 30m tonnes of fertiliser yearly to gas flaring’
An expert on the product, Paul Makepeace stated this yesterday in Abuja during a stakeholders’ forum on fertiliser. He said the gas being flared is the raw material need to make urea, a major component in fertiliser.