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Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence starts Masters programmes in Nigeria

Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence starts Masters programmes in Nigeria

May 18, 2018 No Comments

The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work that will lead to the award of Masters degrees in Marine Engineering (Power Plants), Naval Architecture and Offshore and Subsea Engineering. A Diploma in Marine and […]

Bonga Field achieves 763 million oil barrels production milestone

Bonga Field achieves 763 million oil barrels production milestone

May 18, 2018 No Comments

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between first production in 2005 and 2017, while at the same expanding the field with further drilling of wells in Bonga Phases 2 and 3 and through a subsea tie-back that unlocked the nearby Bonga […]

Shell Nigeria Gas boosts domestic gas distribution capacity

Shell Nigeria Gas boosts domestic gas distribution capacity

May 18, 2018 No Comments

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) Limited has increased its domestic gas distribution capacity by 150% over the last six months. The increase in capacity will enable the company to distribute more than 100 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (MMscf/d) to businesses in its western operations. The new capacity is equivalent to some 400 […]

NNPC Recommends Split of Petroleum Licences

NNPC Recommends Split of Petroleum Licences

May 18, 2018 No Comments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recommended the splitting of petroleum licences into two components for prospecting and production phases under the draft Petroleum Industry Administrative legislation currently before the National Assembly. In a presentation at the Public Hearing organized by the House of Representatives Committee on the Petroleum Industry Administrative Bill (PIAB), Petroleum […]

Kyari, Appointed Nigeria’s OPEC National Representative

Kyari, Appointed Nigeria’s OPEC National Representative

May 14, 2018 No Comments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari, incumbent Group General Manager in charge of its Crude Oil Marketing Division, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The NNPC in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, […]

NNPC hired firms facing corruption charges for refineries’ TAM

NNPC hired firms facing corruption charges for refineries’ TAM

May 9, 2018 No Comments

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the fresh Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) planned for the country’s four refineries on Tuesday queried the criteria used in selecting the consortium of firms listed for the contracts The Punch Newspapers reports.. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had set aside over $1.8bn for the repairs, which it […]

Nigeria Eyes Total Flare Out in Two Years

Nigeria Eyes Total Flare Out in Two Years

May 3, 2018 No Comments

As NNPC Announces Policies to End Gas Flare The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, announced a three-point smart strategy aimed at ending gas flaring in the nation’s Oil and Gas Industry. He made the announcement while delivering the lead paper on a panel session at the ongoing […]

NPDC Poised to Become Nigeria’s Number One E&P Company

NPDC Poised to Become Nigeria’s Number One E&P Company

April 30, 2018 No Comments

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said that the target of the corporation is to make its foremost upstream subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), the number one exploration and production company in Nigeria. He spoke on the sidelines of the 18th Annual General Meeting […]

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Oando PLC Announces First Quarter, 2018 Results

Oando PLC Announces First Quarter, 2018 Results

April 30, 2018 No Comments

Oando PLC (referred to as “Oando” or the “Group”), Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy group listed on both the Nigerian and Johannesburg Stock Exchange, today announced audited results for the three months period ended March 31, 2017. Financial Highlights: Turnover increased by 9%, N150.5 billion compared to N138.4 billion (Q1 2017) Gross Profit increased by 108%, […]

Nigeria approves 14 of Shell’s 17 renewal applications

Nigeria approves 14 of Shell’s 17 renewal applications

April 24, 2018 No Comments

Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum has reportedly approved the recommendation by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), to revoke three Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company, a local arm of Shell, the Anglo Dutch major. The 17 acreages that Shell submitted for renewal purposes were: OMLs 11, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, […]

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