Mozambique launches public tender to electrify 260,000 households

The Mozambican government is launching on Thursday a public tender to acquire the...

Zimbabwe’s Govt promotes renewable energy investment

Government is considering a number of incentives to attract investment in renewable energy...

Kosmos taps Maersk drillship for Equatorial Guinea job

A Maersk Drilling-owned drillship has been hired by Kosmos Energy to drill an...

Ghanaian Govt rakes in $434.5m as petroleum revenues in H1 2019

The Bank of Ghana has revealed that the government made an amount of...

TransGlobe sees production rise in Egypt

TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its financial...

Botswana’s BPC launches RfQ as part of 100MW solar tender

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has come out with a request for qualification (RFQ)...

Angola set to offer 10 frontier offshore blocks in new license round

IHS Markit has been selected by the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and...

Solar replacing maintenance heavy diesel generators at remote African base stations

Once solar power was a corporate "virtue-signaling" project but with changes in cost...
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NNPC, ICRC look to collaborate on oil & gas infrastructure

Aug 16, 2019

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Pipelines Professionals Association of Nigeria (PLAN), and Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC), are seeking collaboration that would guarantee the safety and security of…

Shell, Sahara awarded tenders for Bonny Light by Turkish firm

Aug 16, 2019

At least 30 cargoes of Nigerian crude were still available for September loading. Shell and Sahara were heard to have been awarded a tender by Turkey’s Tupras with a…

FG declines renewal of Shell’s OML 11 over national security

Aug 16, 2019

The Federal Government Thursday told an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court that its decision not to renew the operating license of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) was…

NNPC targets China to boost its crude oil reserves

Aug 15, 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m…

Nigeria committed to agreed OPEC+ production adjustments – NNPC GMD

Aug 15, 2019

Nigeria has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to production adjustments agreed upon under the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) between member countries of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)…

Nigerian gas users risk explosions on importation of fake cylinders

Aug 14, 2019

Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing ‘bomb-like’ explosions…

Nigerian crude overhang slow to clear

Aug 14, 2019

Some prompt-loading Nigerian crude cleared on Tuesday but there was still an overhang of at least 25 cargoes of Nigerian grades due to the plentiful availability of light, sweet…

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded TCP contract with Addax off Nigeria

Aug 14, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm delivering two gas lift jumpers in West Africa. This will result in its…

Ten modular refineries expected to begin production in Niger Delta

Aug 13, 2019

The National Chairman of the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, Dr Mike Emuh, says about 10 modular refineries will soon begin operation across the states of…

ExxonMobil expresses confidence in Nigeria’s oil & gas industry

Aug 13, 2019

The Chairman and Managing Director of ExxonMobil companies in Nigeria, Mr. Paul McGrath, has expressed confidence and optimism in the Nigerian petroleum industry particularly the future of its business…

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Azuri targets 70m offgrid solutions for Nigerians

Aug 16, 2019

In efforts to deliver clean, sustainable and reliable solar home solutions to the over 70 million underserved Nigerians living in off-grid communities, Azuri Technologies, provider of pay-as-you-go solar home…

Angola’s eastern provinces to benefit from Lauca Dam power

Aug 14, 2019

The Eastern provinces of Moxico, Lunda Sul and Lunda will benefit from electricity from the Lauca dam in the near future, says the minister of energy and water, João…

Sura, Ariaria, Sabon Gari SME users task service providers under REA IPPs on tariff, expansion

Aug 14, 2019

Electricity consumers in the markets – Sura (Lagos), Ariaria (Aba) and Sabon Gari (Kano) – have tasked service providers, for better deals, ranging from low tariff to extension of…

Nasarawa govt to construct 100MW coal power plant

Aug 12, 2019

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to utilise the coal deposit in Obi Local Government Area to build a 100-megawatt electricity power plant. The governor stated this…

Kogi Governor commends REA, urges collaboration to boost rural electrification in state

Aug 9, 2019

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commended the management of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) for sustained efforts in providing power supply to rural communities in the country…

UK firm Diageo to invest $219m on green energy projects in Nigeria, others

Aug 7, 2019

Diageo, the owner of Guinness Nigeria, has on Monday, announced that it would inject $219 million (£180 million) into sustainability projects (renewable energy and water recycling systems) at 7…

FG to retrieve colonial mining reports, data

Aug 7, 2019

The Federal Government and British Geological Survey have concluded plans to retrieve about 7,000 missing colonial geological reports, needed for adequate archiving in the mining industry. Recall that former…

VP Osinbajo commissions 2.8MW solar hybrid power plant in Ebonyi today

Aug 2, 2019

Leveraging its off-grid captive power plants to provide uninterrupted power supply to Nigerian students, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today commission the first solar hybrid power project under the…

Solar power beneficiaries in Ondo to pay N500 per month

Aug 1, 2019

Beneficiaries of the stand-alone solar power in Upare and Igbobini communities in the Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State are to pay N200 to N500 monthly billing per…

AfDB approves phase 1 of SEFA grant for Jigawa Energy City project

Jul 29, 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved the Phase 1 of the Sustainable Energy for Africa (SEFA) grant to support the development of the Jigawa Energy City project.…

POWER

11 Nigerian Discos declared technically insolvent

Aug 17, 2019

Total power generation dropped to 3,264.4 megawatts as of 6am on Monday, August 12 from 3,580.5MW on Sunday. It stood at 2,842.1MW as of 6am last Thursday. Five and…

Tranos partners Toyota on LPG powered generators for telecoms firms

Aug 16, 2019

Tranos, Nigeria’s enclosure manufacturing firm, has collaborated with Toyota Motors to manufacture generators that run on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for telecoms companies to power their base stations across…

FG planning to open up Nigeria’s power sector to new investors – Osinbajo

Aug 16, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has hinted that the Federal Government was planning a fresh recapitalisation of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) was underway  as part of efforts  to make…

Kano Disco to launch 450,000 meters to address estimated billing

Aug 16, 2019

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is set to roll out 450,000 meters in its bid to end customers’ complaint with regard to estimated billing. The Managing Director of KEDCO,…

TCN working to eliminate transmission losses – MD

Aug 15, 2019

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is working to reduce technical losses from the transmission segment of the power value chain, it was learnt. Its Managing Director, Mr Usman…

Senate frowns at bailout funds for power sector

Aug 15, 2019

The total amount of energy on Nigeria’s power grid plunged by 1,669.6 megawatts in one day, as the Senate has kicked against the continuous disbursement of bailout funds by…

FG mulls paying N736bn to repossess Discos

Aug 15, 2019

The Federal Government is considering repossession of 10 electricity distribution firms as one of the options to rescue the nation’s beleaguered electricity industry. This is coming ahead of the…

Senate favours divestment of FG’s 40% stake in Discos

Aug 14, 2019

Members of the Nigerian Senate have declared their support for the proposal to recapitalise the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos). They also advised that the 40 per cent shares…

Nigeria’s Discos say they are operating at N3trn shortfall

Aug 14, 2019

Power Distribution Companies in Nigeria (DISCOS), at the weekend,  lamented they incured a huge operational shortfall of about N3 trillion, a development that makes it difficult for them to…

FG to commission NDPHC substations in Ogun state

Aug 14, 2019

Vice-President Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), will tomorrow, commission the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited’s new 2×60MVA, 132/33KV substations and associated 132KV transmission lines in Abeokuta, Ogun State.…

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