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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 Aug 2017 FG settles N600b oil marketers’ debt, expects fuel price to fall
The Federal Government of Nigeria said it had settled N600 billion owed to marketers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) by the previous administration, a feat that had led to the stability in fuel supply system for over a year.
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31 Aug 2017 Navy advocates inter-agency collaboration
The Nigerian Navy has called for greater inter-agency collaboration, saying that synergy among the various security agencies helped crush 205 illegal refineries between January and July.
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30 Aug 2017 How NPDC was humbled by vandalism
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) January 2017 monthly report gives a very good insight into how vandalism of oil assets in the Niger Delta impacted significantly on the operations of its subsidiary, the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).
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30 Aug 2017 Youth Leader Blames Illegal Refineries Proliferation On Neglect
The issue of illegal refineries and environmental effects of such activity in oil producing communities is still generating debate among young people in the Niger Delta.
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29 Aug 2017 NNPC denies hawking Nigeria’s crude oil from ‘hotel rooms’
Days after raising alarm about the fraudulent activities of a syndicate of crude oil sale scammers, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, again on Tuesday denied insinuations that some of its top officials were selling Nigeria’s crude oil from “the confines of hotel rooms”.
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28 Aug 2017 Navy intercepts one million litres of alleged stolen diesel in Rivers
THE Nigerian Navy has intercepted 1.1 million litres of diesel allegedly stolen from pipelines belonging to multinational oil companies in Rivers State.
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28 Aug 2017 NNPC gives update on fraudulent activities in sales of crude oil
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has announced that there are massive fraudulent activities in the sales of crude in the oil and gas sector.
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28 Aug 2017 NSCDC Has Cut Vandalism Rate to 30 Percent - Gana
The Commandant General of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu Gana, has disclosed that the corps under his watch has cut the rate of vandalism of critical infrastructure of government, especially pipelines across the country, to 30 per cent.
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27 Aug 2017 Crude oil allocation follows strict process, NNPC warns Nigerians
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Sunday, disclosed that its crude oil allocation programme follows strict procedures, processes and standards, while it warned unsuspecting members of the public against the activities of scammers.
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27 Aug 2017 NSCDC Apprehends Suspected Oil Thieves In Bayelsa
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa State Command, has apprehended suspected oil thieves including Philip Tuma, an employee of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
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25 Aug 2017 NSCDC intercepts stolen oil loaded in govt vehicle
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa State Command, has intercepted stolen petroleum products conveyed in a vehicle belonging to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
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24 Aug 2017 Police arrest fisherman, herbalist for piracy, recover guns
A 40-year-old fisherman, Seth Akpot, has been arrested in the Badagry area of Lagos for allegedly belonging to a gang of sea pirates.
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21 Aug 2017 EFCC recovers N329b from 10 marketers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered N329.150billion from 10 marketers from 2016 to date.
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21 Aug 2017 Investors Shun NNPC’s Planned Pipeline Project from Kaduna Refinery to Niger Republic
The plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to build a crude oil pipeline from the Kaduna refinery to Niger Republic may have hit the rocks, as investors have shunned the project because it is commercially unviable, THISDAY has learnt.
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21 Aug 2017 Kachikwu decries high cost of oil production
The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has decried the high cost of oil production at 32 dollars per barrel, saying it makes the cost of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) very expensive.
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21 Aug 2017 Modular Refineries: Stakeholder Faults Choice Of Firms
The choice of two Nigerian private firms to build refineries that would generate 217,000 barrels of oil per day in Port Harcourt and Warri, has been faulted.
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21 Aug 2017 Modular Refineries: Stakeholder Faults Choice Of Firms
The choice of two Nigerian private firms to build refineries that would generate 217,000 barrels of oil per day in Port Harcourt and Warri, has been faulted.
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21 Aug 2017 NNPC’s gas master plan raises stable power supply hope
The countdown to increased power generation may have begun, with the East-West pipeline, popularly called Obiafu/Obrikon-Oben or OB3 pipeline, close to being completed.
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21 Aug 2017 Ogoni Clean-Up: Time For Action
Given recent signals emerging from the Federal Government and other key stakeholders in the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report, it appears the political grandstanding on the environmental degradation in the Niger Delta region would soon be a thing of the past.
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21 Aug 2017 SPDC JV raises the alarm over imminent oil spill
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), has raised the alarm over imminent oil spill and fire outbreak, with potentially​ serious consequences for some people who illegally occupy its Helena Flow Station and Gas Plant, and nearby communities, in Rivers State
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20 Aug 2017 Shell JV raises alarm over safety risks concerning occupation of oil facilities
The illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant in Rivers State has safety implications both for the people at the facilities and nearby communities, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has warned.
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19 Aug 2017 Illegal Bunkering: Navy Arrests, Hands over Vessel, Seven Crew to EFCC
The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT on Friday arrested and handed over a vessel with its seven crew members to the Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and possible prosecution.
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18 Aug 2017 FG Selects Two Investors to Build 217,000bpd Refineries in PH, War
The federal government has stated that two private Nigerian firms have been selected to build 217,000 barrels per day refineries in Port Harcourt and Warri under the co-location concept initiated by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.
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18 Aug 2017 NNPC Partners Presidential Committee on Oil Theft
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged support to the Presidential Committee on Harmonised Standard Operating Procedures on Arrest, Detention and Prosecution of Vessels and Persons in Nigeria’s Maritime Environment (HSOP) to tackle the menace of oil theft and other criminal activities in the nation’s waters.
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18 Aug 2017 NNPC Signals Intention To Privatise Refineries
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) has signalled its intention to privatise Nigeria’s troubled refineries, performing barely 15 per cent of their installed capacity after they have been refurbished.
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18 Aug 2017 Pipeline Vandals Are Destroying The Economy – NNPC GMD
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act which according to him is not only harmful to the environment but equally hazardous to the pipeline vandals and the economy.
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18 Aug 2017 Tai Ready For Oil Exploration, Monarch Tells Shell
A Paramount Ruler in Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State, Mene Tuatua, Tai Kpite, Samuel Nnee has declared that Tai people were ready for oil exploration by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria and its Joint Venture partners.
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17 Aug 2017 Government woos Ogoni artisanal refiners with modular refinery scheme
The federal government has urged artisanal refiners of crude oil in Ogoni, Rivers State, to form cooperatives and seek partners for the establishment of modular refineries.
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17 Aug 2017 Navy discovers 30 new illegal refineries in Rivers
The Nigerian Navy says it has discovered 30 new illegal refineries with combined capacity to produce about four million litres of petroleum products daily
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17 Aug 2017 Nigeria’s Oil Production Cost Down 70.5% to $23/Barrel
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has driven down the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel as at August 2015 to $23 per barrel representing 70.5 per cent reduction.
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17 Aug 2017 NNPC Slashes Oil Production Cost By 71%
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the country now saves a massive $55 in the cost of producing one barrel crude oil.
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17 Aug 2017 Oil spillage causes havoc in Uzanu community, Edo State
Thomas Sadoh reports that the oil spillage destroyed rice farm worth millions of Naira, polluted over Ogiebho and some fish ponds.
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17 Aug 2017 Pan Ocean’s pipeline ‘ll boost crude export by 160,000bpd
Pan Ocean Oil Corporation (POOC), an indigenous exploration and production company and operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/Pan Ocean Joint Venture, has awarded a pipeline contract to a local firm to create an alternative export line to avoid attacks by Niger Delta militants. EMEKA UGWUANYI reports
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16 Aug 2017 FG: Nigeria is now in post crude oil era
He said it was increasingly becoming difficult for Nigeria to find a suitable buyer for its crude oil as most countries are looking away from oil.
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16 Aug 2017 Ijaw youth decry oil blocs allotted to politicians outside Niger Delta
Ijaw youths have decried the allotment of oil blocs to politicians and businessmen outside the Niger Delta region; and have also picked hole in the word “Host Communities” whereas the people do not derive any benefit from the black gold in their backyard, just as they reject the federal government’s offer of two modular refineries per state.
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16 Aug 2017 Ogoni: Knocks, Kudos For HYPREP As UNEP Report Clocks 6
The final report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the polluted Ogoni environment was submitted to the Federal Government in August 2011.
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16 Aug 2017 SPDC Remits $31bn To FG, NDDC
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has insisted that it remitted $29.8 billion to the federation account and $1.2 billion to Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2002 and 2016.
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15 Aug 2017 Chevron, ExxonMobil, 10 others top NEITI compliance ranking
Fourteen companies and government agencies have led the pack among organisations that participated in a ranking conducted by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, to select firms that fully complied with the guidelines for submission of information and data in the 2015 audit templates.
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15 Aug 2017 N/Delta leaders ask FG to pay derivation fund to communities
The leaders also agreed to support the 10,000 pipeline surveillance initiative of the federal government to be coordinated by the Host communities.
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15 Aug 2017 NNPC, marketers open up on alleged plans to increase fuel price
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and marketers in the downstream oil sector have finally opened up on the alleged plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as fuel.
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15 Aug 2017 Using the Blockchain to Clean Up the Niger Delta
In southeastern Nigeria, in an area known as Ogoniland off the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, is the site of one of the most polluted regions in the world.
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15 Aug 2017 WE ARE NOT PLANNING TO INCREASE PETROL PRICE – NNPC
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said there is no plan to increase the pump price of petrol.
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14 Aug 2017 Oil spill: Bayelsa communities berate Shell over non-payment of compensation
TWELVE Bayelsa State communities in Ekeremor and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas of the state under the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC EA host communities, have berated the multinational over the non-payment of compensation for the “Bonga mystery spills” that occurred in the area in 2011.
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3 Aug 2017 Govt Plans to Commence Exploration On Bonga Oil Field Project
The government has commenced consultations with stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, aimed at re-activating Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO), the Bonga oilfield.
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3 Aug 2017 NNPC to extend W-African gas pipeline to Cote d’Ivoire
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said the West African Gas Pipeline, WAGP, would be extended from Ghana to Cote d’Ivoire.
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2 Aug 2017 NNPC partners CypherCrescent to boost oil production
The Research & Development (R&D) Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has sealed a strategic partnership with CypherCrescent Limited, to enhance oil and gas production using innovative technologies and optimised workflows.
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