Oil and Gas
Oil, gas trainers lose $2b to COVID-19
The Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN) has some $2 billion in the last 12 months following the COVID-19 outbreak.
PENGASSAN threatens to shut down oil installations
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to shut down oil installations nationwide over alleged anti-labour practices by an oil and gas firm, Brittania-U.
EnergiHUB announces Akintola as new CEO
The Board of Directors of Blue Crystal EnergiHUB Limited has announced the appointment of Olatunde Akintola as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive effective March 1, 2021. A statement by the firm explained that Akintola spent almost two decades on key roles in the oil and gas industry, working with indigenous asset owners,…
Gas pipeline leakage causes panic, disrupts commercial activities in Lagos
Eighteen months after a major tragedy was averted at Ibafo on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, when an excavator operator working for Julius Berger mistakenly ruptured a gas pipeline buried on the roa
Don’t let obstacles determine who you are
Blessing Amidu is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Hot Ticket Productions, and Executive Producer of Ladybuckit and the Motley Mopsters (LBMM). She bagged a degree in Geology in the 90s...
Recession: Robust fiscal and investment policies way out
Nigeria’s tottering economic growth glided to a halt at the height of COVID-19 outbreak a few months ago. The three-year moving average was broken, sending a shockwave of fear and anxiety
Oil, gas firms move for better environment via reduced methane emissions
Major players in the global oil and gas industry have agreed to conscientiously report methane emissions in a move to tackle one of the biggest contributors to global warming. The Oil and Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP) is a Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), European Commission…
‘Exploration in frontier basins would help Nigeria hedge uncertainties’
Notwithstanding competition from renewables, the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) has said the government would not relent in its exploration activities in the frontier basins, especially in the Benue trough, by deploying new technologies that aid investment decision-making. NAPE President, Alex Tarka, preparatory to the Association’s yearly conference and exhibition, told journalists yesterday that…
Chemical engineers urged to create jobs
To mitigate societal challenges, chemical engineers have been advised to focus more on industry-specific projects and solutions that could benefit the people and help to grow the economy. A former senior official of the Nigeria Raw Material, Research and Development Council, Dr. Daniel Ayo made the call during the yearly public lecture &…
FG, governors, stakeholders move to boost South East’s manufacturing sector
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the five southeast governors are expected to be part of a stakeholders’ forum to discuss the possibility of boosting the manufacturing and trade sectors in the South East through gas utilisation. The event expected to be hosted by Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State in…