Farming: Only escape route from poverty, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that farming remains the only escape route from perpetual poverty in the country.He, therefore, urged Nigerians to embrace and invest in agriculture to avoid being trapped in poverty.
Domestic gas, power boosted with 28bcm production
About 28 billion cubic meters (Bcm) of new gas find and 60 million barrels of condensate will largely be channelled to the domestic market in order to feed the power sector.
Agip discovers 1trn cft of gas, 60m barrels of condensates in Niger Delta
Nigeria Agip Oil Company(NAOC), an affiliate of Italian oil giant, Eni, says it has discovered a significant quantity of gas and condensate in the Obiafu-Obrikom fields in Oil Mining Lease, (OML) 61, onshore Niger Delta.
NAOC JV donates ICT centre to Obrikom Community
In a bid to bridge the Information Communication Technology (ICT) gap in local communities, the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Limited and its Joint Venture (JV) Partners have donated an ultra-modern ICT centre to Obrikom community, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Council of Rivers State. Speaking while commissioning the project, which was attended by hundreds of elated Obrikom indigenes,…
Host communities fault Dickson’s panel on pipeline surveillance contracts
Host communities in Bayelsa State, under the auspices of the Integrated Oil and Gas Host Communities, have kicked against the setting up of a panel of enquiry by the Bayelsa State Government into the activities of pipeline contractors. Chairman of the board, Mr. Gift Ebiki, while addressing a press conference in Yenagoa, described the panel…
Delta government approves construction of Kwale-Beneku bridge, others
Motorists plying the Kwale-Okpai road leading to Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC)’s Okpai Gas Plant may soon have smooth transportation. This follows the Delta State government’s approval of the construction of Kwale-Benetu Bridge. Construction of the bridge, now part of Ndokwa East and West local council areas, is coming 60 years after oil exploration began…
Highly-leveraged firms unable to access NCDMB $200m NCI Fund
Most of the companies open to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board’s (NCDMB) $200 million Nigerian Content Intervention...
NOAC JV trains contractors on capacity building, government regulations
As part of efforts to to develop the capacity of Nigeria-owned companies and contractors to activately participate in the oil and gas industry, the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and its Joint Venture partners on Monday, commenced capacity training for indigenous contractors in the Niger Delta.
‘NNPC, NPA partnership will reduce under-recovery, enhance product supply’
Collaboration between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that collaboration between it and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) will help the country...
275 Niger Delta youths benefit from NAOC JV agric training, empowerment
The Vice Chairman/ Managing Director of NAOC, Massimo Insulla, said the special agricultural scheme was introduced in 2016 to meet the present day economic and social realities and to bridge the gap between the aging farmers and make agriculture attractive to youths.