Eboh: Deepening local content development must go with capacity growth, certification
The Managing Director of Mudiame International Limited, and Mudiame Welding Institute, Prof. Sunny Eromosele Eboh, in this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, said the Nigerian Content Development
Buhari renews appointments of CEOs of PTDF, PEF, NCDMB
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and Ahmed Bobboi as the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF).
‘Dangote refinery operations to create 2000 jobs for technicians’
The coming on stream of the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals is hopeful to address Nigeria’s unemployment crisis as the company plans to engage about 2000 personnel in the field of engineering only. Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development & Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, who disclosed this while receiving the officials of Petroleum…
NNPC’s $48 billion oil and gas projects
At the 2019 International Petroleum Conference held in London, recently, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, was reported to have copiously highlighted major investment opportunities not only in the Nigerian but the African oil and gas sector. He expressed great optimism on the positive outlook of the continent’s…
Operators now leveraging cost-effective, sustainable oil production approach
James Shindi is the Chief Executive of Brevity Anderson, organisers of the annual Nigeria Petroleum International Summit (NIPS). In an interview with the Head of Energy & Solid Minerals Desk, STANLEY OPARA, he speaks on the fate of the oil/gas industry in the current election year, the PIGB and NIPS. Excerpts; Giving the fact that…
PTDF to leverage NNPC, NCDMB capacity to boost R&D
Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), has said it would leverage existing in-country capacity available at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB)....
Group seeks support for girl child education, women empowerment
The Centre for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE) at the weekend hosted a Fund raising dinner to enhance girl child education and women empowerment in the country. The fund which was part of an initiative to support beneficiaries of CGEEE Scholarship Initiative (CSI) is targeted at ensuring young girls from rural communities, orphanages and…
Agency to track impact of petroleum fund in sector
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) said yesterday in Abuja that the agency is currently working on tracking the impacts of the fund in the country.
Nigerians to take over all oil, gas operations, says Gusau
The Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Bello Aliyu Gusau, said the organisation is working hard to ensure that Nigerians virtually took over all the oil and gas operations in the country.
OGTAN, NCDMB, PTDF partner to sustain local content through training
The Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), in conjunction with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), have concluded plans to hold a one-day National Education Summit (NES).