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14 Sep 2017 2 pipelines vandalized 42 times in 2017 alone – NNPC
14 Sep 2017 How pipeline vandalism reduced Nigeria’s oil production by 40% – NNPC
13 Sep 2017 NDDC Director decries citing Dangote refinery in Lagos
12 Sep 2017 Ex-Depot Price of Petrol Stable Despite Drop in Pump Price
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31 Jul 2017 IPMAN urges EFCC to curb corruption in refineries, depots
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Monday urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to curb corruption in the sale of petroleum products in the refineries and depots across the country.
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31 Jul 2017 Resolve crises in 21 days or we shut down activities nationwide, PENGASSAN tells NNPC, GE, Mobil, others
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has given a 21-day ultimatum to some oil and gas employers over anti-labour practices.
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30 Jul 2017 FG set to sell two out of the country’s three refineries
According to reports, the Federal Government will sell two of its three crude oil refineries that are found to have not brought in enough of returns to reports on investment, as part of measures to boost the nation’s refining sector.
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30 Jul 2017 NNPC Ambush: Nigerian Army apologises for false claims; says more soldiers, Civilian-JTF killed
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it regretted issuing out false statement about last week’s ambush attack on a crew of scientists who were carrying out geological survey for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
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30 Jul 2017 Well-run Modular refineries could upstage government, privately-owned refineries
Modular refineries can conveniently replace illegal ones the moment factors like enabling business environment, access to funds and loans on rational terms, reduced regulatory hoops, amongst others are in place. All these factors would facilitate the production of sufficient, cheap, quality petroleum products. So, yes, I can see modular refineries edging out their illegal counterparts from the market.
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27 Jul 2017 Crude oil exploration in Chad Basin continues after security setback
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the resumption of crude oil prospecting in the Chad Basin will continue, given the provision of adequate security to oil workers involved in the exploration.
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27 Jul 2017 Nigeria pledges to continue oil exploration in Chad Basin despite Boko Haram attack
The Nigerian government has pledged to continue oil exploration the Chad Basin despite the recent Boko Haram attack.
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27 Jul 2017 Nigeria's Refineries Worst in Africa - Investigation
The cost of Turn Around Maintenance of Nigeria's four refineries from year 2000 to date is nearly the total cost of building the refineries, Daily Trust investigation has shown.
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27 Jul 2017 Nigerian media reports halt to some crude oil production
Nigerian media reported Thursday the federal government opted to halt crude oil exploration in part of the Niger Delta because of heightened security concerns.
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27 Jul 2017 Shell Posts 700% Rise In Earnings, Prepares For ‘Lower Forever’ Oil Prices
Shell reported net earnings attributable to shareholders of US$1.92 billion for the second quarter of the year, a more than 700-percent increase from a year earlier when the figure stood at just US$239 million. The figures are based on current cost of supplies – a profit metric used in the oil industry.
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26 Jul 2017 Nigeria Says Has Rescued Oil Firm Staff Kidnapped by Suspected Boko Haram
Nigeria's military has rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants, it said in a statement on Wednesday, after they were taken in the country's conflict-ridden northeast.
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25 Jul 2017 FG to flag-off first set of modular refineries next month
Nigeria’s government will flag-off the first set of modular refineries domiciled mostly in the country’s Delta region, next month, Presidency officials said on Tuesday.
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25 Jul 2017 Held in awe, perceived as villain: Has Nigeria abandoned search for Tompolo?
He once ruled the creeks of the Niger Delta. Feared and dreaded, his name struck terror and sent chill down the spines of both friends and foes. Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, a former militant leader is on the run. Today, nearly 18 months after, he is Nigeria’s most wanted fugitive.
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25 Jul 2017 Militants hit Nigerian crude oil pipeline
A militant attack on a crude oil pipeline in Nigeria has sidelined more than 100,000 barrels of oil per day, the head of a state oil company announced.
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25 Jul 2017 Niger Delta politicians failed us - Asari Dokubo Read
Alhaji Asari Dokubo who is a former Niger Delta militant leader has blamed people from the region who held top political positions for the problems the people are facing.
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25 Jul 2017 NSCDC Destroys Illegal Refinery
The Nigeria security and civil defence corps (NSCDC) delta state command has uncovered and destroyed a network of illegal refinery around NPDC crude oil pipeline in Otereko community in Ughelli south local government area of delta state.
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24 Jul 2017 Ijaw youths issue multinational oil companies 90 days ultimatum to relocate to Niger Delta
The Ijaw Youth Council World-Wide today handed down multinational oil companies ninety days ultimatum to comply with presidential directive to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region, stressing that, ”failure to heed to this ultimatum will have dire consequences.”
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24 Jul 2017 W. Africa Crude-Demand firm, Nigerian oil sails to the U.S.
Strong demand continued for Angolan oil, particularly on the back of news that Saudi Arabia will cap its August exports, driving more demand for sour crudes.
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21 Jul 2017 Despite Relative Peace, Oil Thieves Continue to Suppress Nigeria’s Oil Output
The Agbada 2 flow station should have been buzzing with activity, pumping crude to one of Nigeria’s largest export terminals.
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20 Jul 2017 Explosion causes panic in Delta
Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, was on Tuesday evening, thrown into panic following an explosion that occurred at a waste management plant.
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20 Jul 2017 FG: Nigeria to End Fuel Importation in 2019
All things being equal, Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this wednesday.
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20 Jul 2017 Nigeria unveils new national oil policy
The Nigerian Petroleum Policy, which is aimed at improving efficiency in the oil industry, was on Wednesday approved at The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.
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20 Jul 2017 NNPC collaborates with Halliburton for oil Search in Inland Basins
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will collaborate with the US based Halliburton Corporation to search for oil in the Inland Basins of the country.
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20 Jul 2017 Pirates’ attacks: Navy deploys warships, troops in Gulf of Guinea
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, said this at the launch of the special operation, code-named: “Tsare Teku V,” on Wednesday in Onne, Rivers State
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19 Jul 2017 Fuel Smuggling Booms As Traders Make N55 Per Litre - Investigations
The smuggling of petrol across Nigerian the borders has increased as illegal traders make N55 per litre on the product.
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19 Jul 2017 Group hails Agip for developmental roles in N/Delta
The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), Tuesday hailed Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited ( NAOC) for the development of the Niger Delta Region and implored other oil companies it accused of playing games with development of the Region to emulate the company.
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19 Jul 2017 Military invasion of Bayelsa communities may jeopardise peace initiative, CLO warns
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) yesterday warned that the military invasion of some Ijaw communities might jeopardise the peace accord between the Federal Government and the Niger Delta region.
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19 Jul 2017 Niger Deltans Ask Oil Companies To Stop Environmental Pollution
Niger Deltans have called on oil companies operating in the region to develop mechanisms to halt continuous environmental pollution.
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19 Jul 2017 Nigeria hits 2.2m barrels per day
Nigeria’s crude oil production yesterday hit 2.2million barrels per day, according to the Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru.
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18 Jul 2017 Court of Appeal confirms judgment on foreign oil thieves
The Court of Appeal, Lagos, southwest Nigeria on Monday affirmed the judgment of a Federal High Court, Lagos which sentenced nine foreigners to five years imprisonment each with option of a fine of N20 million each for stealing crude oil from Nigeria.
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18 Jul 2017 FG accuses Diezani, Aluko of diverting NNPC’s $1.8bn
The accused are alleged to have converted the $1.8bn to their own and used it to, among others, buy several vehicles valued at over N800m, which they allegedly donated to the PDP

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18 Jul 2017 N14 Trillion Lost Annually to Smuggling, Other Security Leakages - NASS
The two chambers of the National Assembly, hinted yesterday that the nation was losing about N14 trillion naira to smuggling and other security
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18 Jul 2017 NNPC advises Nigerians against panic buying
Corporation (NNPC) on Monday in Abuja advised consumers of petroleum products not to engage in panic buying following a fire that engulfed a tank farm at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ) in Cross River on Saturday.
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18 Jul 2017 NNPC Refineries meet 60% of Kerosene suppl
Ahead of the 2019 target date for the cessation of petroleum products importation by the Federal Government, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced that its three refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna now supplied 60 per cent of Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK), popularly known as kerosene, consumed in the country.
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18 Jul 2017 Why multinationals are wary of partnering with NNPC – Official
Many oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria shunned partnership deals with the research unit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, due to negative perception about its work ethics, an official has said.
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17 Jul 2017 Illegal Oil Bunkering: Appeal Court Affirms Five Years Conviction Of 5 Filipinos, 4 Bangladeshi
The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed the conviction of five Filipinos, four Bangladeshi sentenced to five years imprisonment, by the Federal High Court in Lagos, for stealing 3,423.097 metric tons of crude oil from Nigeria.
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17 Jul 2017 Nigeria loses $1.5bn to piracy monthly, says Dogara
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says Nigeria loses an estimated sum of $1.5 billion to piracy monthly.
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17 Jul 2017 Reps vow to halt N7trn loss to insecurity, leakages in maritime
Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday assured Nigerians of the House resolve to embark on holistic review of extant maritime legislations with the view to halt N7 trillion being lost yearly to insecurity and leakages within the maritime sector.
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17 Jul 2017 Stop further talks with FG – Militants tell PANDEF
A militant group, Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC) has asked the assembly of eminent leaders of the South-South under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), to stop further engagements with the Federal Government.
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13 Jul 2017 FG fuel subsidy drops by 94% – NBS
Abuja—The Federal Government incurred N3.16 per litre as fuel subsidy last week, showing 94 per cent drop from N50 per litre recorded in 2016, following the low oil price in the global oil market.
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13 Jul 2017 Mentoring Module - Human Rights Defenders’ in Northern Nigeria
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said its has recovered N2billion from Capital Oil and Gas from the N11billion worth of petroleum products it warehoused in the tank farms of Capital Oil.
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13 Jul 2017 N11 billion worth missing crude oil: N2 billion recovered from capital oil ―NNPC
Wednesday disclosed that the sum of N2 billion was recovered from Capital oil and Gas being part of the N11 billion worth of petroleum products which was declared missing from the tank farms of the capital oil.
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12 Jul 2017 Local Oil Firms Seek Stable, Competitive Fiscal Regime in PIB
Nigerian independent exploration and production (E & P) companies have called on the federal government to ensure that the yet-to-be introduced Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) that will govern the fiscal regime in the oil and gas industry is globally competitive and rewarding to investors.
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12 Jul 2017 N-Delta youths task NNPC on palliatives promised by FG
YOUTHS from Niger Delta have urged Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to implement the palliatives pledged by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo during his tour to the region.
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12 Jul 2017 NNPC Vows to Sustain Products Supply
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has vowed that despite challenges in the downstream petroleum sector, it would leave no stone unturned to ensure adequate petroleum products availability in all parts of the Country.
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12 Jul 2017 NSCDC averts pipeline vandalisation in Kaduna
The anti-vandal unit of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command has prevented the vandalisation of petroleum pipelines which run from Suleija to Kaduna and Kano; recovering some of the tools used by vandals.
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11 Jul 2017 Court Sentences Two Oil Bunkerers Five Years In Prison
A Federal High Court sitting Calabar, the Cross River State capital has found two men guilty of oil bunkering and jailed them.
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11 Jul 2017 Niger Delta Youths Tackle NNPC Over Palliatives Osinbajo Promised
Niger Delta youth leaders have urged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement the palliatives pledged by Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during his tour to the region.
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4 Jul 2017 Troops burst gun factory in Delta, nab suspects
The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe has uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in the State and recovered guns, cartridges and military equipment.
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