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…
Government plans local solutions to effective operation of refineries
The Federal Government, through Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), has said that local solutions are being fine-tuned to address the lingering challenges affecting the smooth operation of state-owned refineries.
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.
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).
Overhaul pipelines, refineries, depots to address fuel scarcity, PENGASSAN tells FG
In a bid to proffer solutions to the lingering fuel scarcity in the country and attendant man-hours lost at fuel stations, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria...
PTDF graduates 25 trainees in plant development, maintenance
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has graduated 25 trainees in plant maintenance and development at the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KPRC). The participants, beneficiaries of PTDF’s Post Training Attachment Programme (PTA), were said to have undergone a six-month course on industrial welding, maintenance and construction. Speaking at the passing out and presentation of certificates ceremony, PTDF…
FIIRO, NIRSAL, PTDF push for agric value chain programme
Three federal institutions are currently working on a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing growth in the agricultural value chain in the country.
Timipre Wolo is the CEO of TFN Energy Limited and the Founder of the Centre for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE), an NGO which...