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Brazil ranked as the highest purchaser of Nigeria’s crude oil

By Anayo Korie  - Ag Energy Editor   Brazil has emerged as the largest purchaser of Nigeria’s crude oil , overtaking India that occupied the position , following the dumping of…

98 per cent of former PHCN workers paid off, says Dikki

By ObasEsiedesa  -  Senior Reporter, Abuja   Director General of the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki has disclosed that about 98 percent of the former workers of the…

Nigeria, hub for lubricant production in West Africa – Total boss

By Anayo Korie  - Ag  Energy Editor   Nigeria, with  a population of about 170 million people is a  potentially big lubricant market for  West African region . Managing Director, Total…

Oil Spill: N’Delta paying huge price for nation’s oil production

By ObasEsiedesa  -  Senior Reporter, Abuja   The Chairman of the Governing Board of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Lancelot Anyanya has said Niger Delta communities…

NNPC set to tap from N700b lubricant market

• To build blending plants in Kaduna, Lagos By Anayo Korie  -  Ag Energy Editor   Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to tap from N700 billion lubricant subsector…

FG urged to intervene on dumping of substandard lubes in Nigerian market

Stakeholders in the downstream sector of the petroleum sector   have raised the alarm over the inflow of substandard and fake  lubricants into the country . They have urged the…

FG targets N250b income from lubricants market

By Anayo Korie / Ag Energy Editor   The lubricant subsector of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry has the capacity to  earn an estimated N175 billion in revenues in…

New NNPC boss assures on transformation in energy sector

Stories by Anayo Korie  -   Ag Energy Editor   The newly elevated  Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Joeph Thlama Dawha has said that the…

Discos must consult consumers before tariff review application, NERC insists

By ObasEsiedesa  -   Senior Reporter, Abuja   Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has insisted that any of the power firms which want a review of its tariff must first discuss…

Why Sahara Power Group hired 107 graduate engineers

By Anayo Korie  -  Ag. Energy Editor Sahara Power Group, the core investor of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) and Egbin Power Station also in Lagos, has employed 107 young…

Ebola: NNPC Shuts Down Clinic in Lagos

The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) at the weekend  announced the indefinite shutdown of its clinic in the Muri Okunola area of Victoria Island, Lagos, following a…

SNEPCO North West field adds 40,000 barrels to national reserve

Stories by Anayo Korie  -  Ag Energy Editor   Shell Nigeria investment  into deep water offshore concession which is one of the deliberate policies of boosting both daily and natural…

FG targets production of 8bcf gas by 2018

The Federal Government is set to grow natural gas production to eight billion cubic feet (bcf) per day from the current 1,500 bcf so far achieved, Minister of Petroleum Resources,…

Eko Disco to Introduce Customer-friendly billing System

Customers of Eko Electricity Company of Nigeria  who have had cause to contend with the veracity of their monthly electricity bills may soon have reason to smile as the company…

Shell canvass stakeholders’ support in oil theft campaign

By Anayo Korie  -  Ag Energy Editor   As oil theft, sabotage, spills and other related crimes persist in the Niger Delta with its multiplier of negative effects to all…

DanvicConcept, DGB Sciences, partner PTDF

The local content initiative of the federal government got a  boost recently with the donation of modern seismic interpretation software and training worth $4 million to four Nigerian universities by…

FG begins demolition of structures on NNPC’s Right of Way

The Federal Government has commenced the demolition of  structures and illegal building   hampering  oil pipelines’ “Right of Way” across the country, a spokesman of  Pipelines and Products Marketing Company…

Stakeholders Set to hold Nigeria’s 1st Lubricant Summit

As part of efforts to promote and develop the growth of the downstream sector of the Nation’s Oil and Gas Industry coupled with the need to enhance local content in…

NLNG boost output to 22m metric tons in 15 years

•As Nigeria reduces gas flaring to 11% By Anayo Korie  -  Ag Energy Editor   Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) has increased Liquefied Natural Gas (NLG) cargoes from two…

Nigeria, Angola crude are gradually finding buyers

By Anayo Korie  -  Ag. Energy Editor   Nigerian crude oil cargoes for August loading are slowly finding buyers, traders who trade on all brand of crude blend  in both…

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