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9 Jan 2019
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.
2 Nov 2018
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…
21 Oct 2018
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…
8 Oct 2018
Some sixty odd years after the nation started producing oil in commercial quantity the dangerous and unhealthy practice of flaring gas into the atmosphere has continued unabated.
3 Jun 2018
Dr. Diran Fawibe is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, International Energy Services Limited. In this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, he spoke on the many challenges of gas flaring in the country, and what government must focus on to adequately address the situation. What is gas flaring and why do we flare gas? Natural gas is…
13 May 2018
For the umpteenth time, the hope of ending gas flaring in the Niger Delta has, once again, been rekindled as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), reaffirms Nigeria’s strategic plan to stop the menace by 2020. But despite the renewed hope, environmental activists in the region are sceptical about government’s sincerity, especially in the light…
31 Jan 2018
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has renewed the Federal Government’s commitment to end gas flaring by 2020.
20 Dec 2017
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.
13 Sep 2017
Boma Brown, who said this Monday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during a stakeholders’ meeting, also said engagement with companies that would assist in achieving the end to gas flare is on.   
8 Sep 2017
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.
22 Jun 2017
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.
1 Jun 2017
At a public hearing on the Gas Flaring (Prohibition) Bill in the National Assembly, the Senate Committee on Gas Resources also lamented that gas flaring is creating so much health hazard.

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