Buhari vows to deal with sabotage in Niger Delta
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that his administration was prepared to respond to any acts of hostility and sabotage of the nation’s oil assets in the Niger Delta. He nevertheless acknowledged decline in pipeline vandalism in the region, saying government would continue to engage the communities with a view to promoting peace. Buhari spoke after…
Fuel punishment for Nigerians at Christmas
The threat last week by oil marketers to shut down depots nationwide over unpaid subsidy debts shows that except something is done urgently to settle this matter; the usual fuel scarcity that defines Nigeria could resurface any moment across the country even as people are preparing for Christmas and New Year festivities. The question is…
NUPENG plans training of members to bridge skill gap in oil sector
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), to build the capacity of its members to take up high-end positions in the oil and gas industry. The National President of the union, Williams Akporeha, who stated this at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of NUPENG in Abuja, urged…
NUPENG, PENGASSAN say not going on strike
The Oil workers unions have reassured the Federal government that its members would not go on strike over the threat of depot owners to shut down...
Falana berates Buhari for declining assent to PIGB
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for declining assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow
As its tomorrow’s deadline for strike draws close, organised labour did not attend the conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government’s...
NUPENG vows to tackle sector’s challenges
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has pledged to tackle challenges confronting the sector. The President of the union, Williams Akporeha, also said the leadership of the union would continue to thread on the path laid down by its founding fathers....
Despite huge gas reserves, supply troubles hit Nigeria’s LPG industry
For the second quarter of 2018 alone, 165.71 million litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were imported into the country, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
NUPENG suspends strike in Delta, directs members to resume operations
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has directed its members who had withdrawn their services in Delta State to resume operations.
Oil workers to monitor implementation of local content law
Oil workers under the auspices of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), and Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), have restated their readiness to monitor the implementation of local content law in the oil and gas sector.