Oil and Gas
Living with oil and gas: A local perspective
Title: Oil And Gas Activities; The Bayelsa Experience Author: Imgbi G. Stanley Publisher: Kadmon Printing Company, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State It might seem somewhat disingenuous to begin a review of a book by quarrelling with the appropriateness of its title but in this case the issue is at the heart of the impact and content of…
‘Why Nigerians must insist on transparent oil licensing process’
Nigeria has remained in the eye of the storm since the award of Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 245 to Malabu Oil & Gas Limited, exposed the level of corruption that takes place in the award of oil blocks. As Nigeria makes efforts towards addressing the obscurity in the oil and gas sector, there is the…
FIN, partners summit to address investment inflow challenges
London-based, Foreign Investment Network (FIN), has said it is working with its partners on initiatives that would address barriers hindering inflow of investment into Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. To this end, its Chairman, Olayinka Fayomi, said the firm has teamed with the organisers of the yearly Nigerian International Petroleum Summit (NIPS). Fayomi told The…
Women in energy: Oiling the wheels of talent
It is fair to say that the macho image of “Big Oil” is fading, somewhat. And perhaps rightly so. Given the oil price headwinds in recent years, companies absolutely have to harness and select the best talent-male and female-across the industry for all types of roles, commercial, technical and administrative. Those price headwinds may also…
Safe technologies render offshore oil and gas operations more profitable, says Sowole
Mrs Abiola Sowole is the Executive Chairman, Arrowville Energy Limited. She was a lecturer at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, and the Director of a training institute, which worked closely with international experts recommended by Templeton College, Oxford, and major companies in Nigeria, including those in the energy sector. In this interview…
Odu’a Investment moves to diversify into oil, gas
The decision to explore opportunities in the oil and gas sector, Raji noted, was informed by the need to grow the economy of the owner states – Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti and Lagos – by an appreciable margin.
Vowgas: Pushing local content frontier in oil and gas
The Group Managing Director of the company, Mr. Godwin Izomor, while briefing the media on the drive for the project, exuded more of a passion for country and profession, than personal economic benefits.
Nigeria positioned for international oil, gas dominance despite challenges
The region annually consumes 22 billion litres of petrol, and Nigeria’s domestic market accounts for 17 billion of those litres, yet the country still imports around 80 per cent of this energy.
FG okays new oil, gas, labour policies
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed explained that the policy further seeks to ensure that every Nigerian gets at least a minimum of what is required in terms of human development and protection.