EITI unhappy with Ghana’s oil, mineral resources management transparency

Ghana's inability to publish an audited report on its extractive sector has angered...

Power shortage looms for Zambia, Zimbabwe as Kariba Dam dries up due to drought

The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA), which manages the Kariba Dam on behalf of...

Aminex and ARA Petroleum Tanzania extend Ruvuma farm-out agreement

Aminex announces that all parties to the previously announced Ruvuma farm-out agreement have...

Sound Energy reports increase in Tendrara TE-7 connected gas volume

Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream gas company, has provided a further update...

Kibo Energy gives update on Benga coal power plant project, Mozambique

Kibo Energy PLC ("Kibo" or the "Company"), the multi-asset energy company, is pleased...

Ghanaian Government aims at 100% power penetration – Minister

Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu, says the government is aiming at 100...

Exxon, Algeria talks to tap shale gas falter over unrest

Talks between Exxon Mobil and Algeria to develop a natural gas field in...

Kuwait Fund finances power plant in Sudan

Sudan’s Ministry of Finance signed an agreement for financing of Al-Fula Power Station...
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OIL & GAS

New gas commercialisation plan aiming to end gas flaring in 3 years

Mar 26, 2019

The new framework – the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP), initiated by the federal government to monetise the volume of gas flared in Nigeria’s oil fields is expected…

Port Harcourt Refinery gets Africa’s first ISO 9001:2015 certification

Mar 26, 2019

Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has attained the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) certification,…

Nigeria lost N302bn to gas flaring in 2018

Mar 26, 2019

Gasflaring has continued to take its toll on the Nigerian economy, the environment and the lives of the people of oil-producing communities, as the country lost $987.175 million, about…

Enyo Retail continues rapid roll out, launches new fuel station in Lekki

Mar 26, 2019

Enyo Retail & Supply (ERS) an indigenous oil & Gas distribution and marketing company recently launched its Ultra-modern fuel station in the Lekki axis of Lagos State. The ceremony…

Nigeria, other OPEC members commit to exceed voluntary oil output cuts

Mar 26, 2019

Nigeria and other member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as well as their non-OPEC allies led by the Russian Federation have said they are committed…

FG spent N1.83tn on JV assets in 2018 – NNPC

Mar 25, 2019

Over half of the total revenue generated by the Federal Government from oil and gas sales last year was used for the payment of joint venture cash calls. Cash…

USTDA lauds Eko petrochemical refinery project

Mar 25, 2019

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has commended the management of Eko Petrochemical and Refining Company Ltd. for the level of work done so far,assuring of its continuous and…

World extractive industries transparency body EITI deems NNPC transparent

Mar 25, 2019

The gale of transparency and probity which has pervaded the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) under the current dispensation received global affirmation over the weekend with…

Limited risk to oil majors’ investments from energy transition in medium term – GlobalData

Mar 23, 2019

Major oil and gas companies are increasingly highlighting the alignment of their corporate strategies with climate change goals. They are also pursuing major production growth projects, but the value…

NLNG to take FID on Train-7 project in Q4 2019 – MD

Mar 23, 2019

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas company on Friday announced that it would take a final investment decision on its new eight million metric tonnes per annum Train-7 gas plant…

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

FG pushes ahead with 10MW Katsina wind, 215MW Kaduna power projects

Mar 26, 2019

The Federal Government is accelerating processes for the completion of the 10 megawatts (MW) Katsina Wind Farm project in Lambar Rimi and the 215MW Kudenda power plant in Kaduna…

Solar Nigeria FTP looks to build Nigeria’s largest rural mini-grid in Ogun

Mar 25, 2019

Solar Nigeria for the People Limited (Solar Nigeria FTP), the Nigerian subsidiary of Solar Philippines at the weekend signed a Community Agreement with Ode Omi Community to invest about…

Daystar Power receives $10m investment to expand solar operations in Nigeria and Ghana

Mar 22, 2019

Alternative power company, Daystar Power has announced a $10 million investment from Verod Capital Management and Persistent Energy Capital LLC. The solar energy company has also lined up an…

FG to secure long-term energy security for Nigerians – Minister

Mar 21, 2019

The federal government is set to securing long-term energy security for all Nigerians living in the urban and rural areas. The minister of state, power, works and housing, Mustapha…

UNN sets record of electricity generation with organic waste

Mar 21, 2019

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its…

FG committed to building coal-fired electricity for Nigeria by 2020 – Minister

Mar 20, 2019

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Abubakar Bawa, says the Federal Government is committed to building coal-fired electricity by 2020. Bawa said this while declaring open the…

FG committed to Zungeru hydro power project – Fashola

Mar 20, 2019

The federal government has expressed its commitment to the speedy execution of the Zungeru hydro Power Plant project due to its economic benefits. To this end the government said…

Firm looks to train and support solar entrepreneurs across Nigeria

Mar 19, 2019

Renewable Energy Technology Training Institute (RETTI), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Technology Training Company, has disclosed its plan to raise 1,000 installers and entrepreneurs in the solar energy sub-sector…

Nigerian Breweries pioneers 1st solar powered brewery in Africa

Mar 19, 2019

Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) and CrossBoundary Energy are today announcing the signing of Heineken’s first solar project in Africa. CrossBoundary Energy will be installing and operating a 650 kW…

FG explains reason for deploying RCC technology on 700MW Zungeru power project

Mar 18, 2019

Federal Government, weekend, explained the reason behind the introduction of entirely new technology, the Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) technology, in the construction of the 700 Megawatts Zungeru Hydro Power…

POWER

Ikeja Electric inaugurates panel to tackle issue of disputed bills

Mar 26, 2019

Ikeja Electric has set up a “Bill Dispute Resolution Panel” (BDRP) across its Undertaking offices to help expedite cases of disputed bills in a responsive approach to mitigate customer…

FG pushes ahead with 10MW Katsina wind, 215MW Kaduna power projects

Mar 26, 2019

The Federal Government is accelerating processes for the completion of the 10 megawatts (MW) Katsina Wind Farm project in Lambar Rimi and the 215MW Kudenda power plant in Kaduna…

Nigeria’s power ministry wants NERC to admit new operators in Discos, Gencos

Mar 26, 2019

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has asked the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to admit new operators into the distribution and generation sectors of Nigeria’s electricity industry,…

Elumelu’s Transcorp approves $2.5b for Nigeria’s power sector

Mar 26, 2019

Nigerian business mogul Tony Elumelu plans to invest as much as $2.5 billion in power projects across Africa’s electricity-starved biggest oil producer. The chairman of United Bank for Africa…

NERC insists metering is DisCos’ obligation

Mar 25, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Monday insisted that obligation of ensuring that electricity consumers are metered, remains with the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) under Meter Asset Provider (MAP)…

NERC doubts Nigerian power consumers’ willingness to pay for meters

Mar 25, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has expressed concerns over electricity customers’ willingness to pay for meters. NERC noted that it approved the regulation on meter asset providers with a…

TCN sets new record as it wheels 110,724MWH energy to DisCos

Mar 25, 2019

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the power sector achieved a new record after it wheeled grid energy peak of 110,724.93 megawatts hour (MWH) to the 11 Distribution…

Metering no longer our responsibility – Discos

Mar 25, 2019

Power distributors have declared that they are no longer responsible for the provision of meters to electricity consumers across the country. It was also gathered from the Discos that…

Nigeria’s power sector shortfall exceeds N1.4trn due to tariff – ANED

Mar 25, 2019

Owing to the non-review of the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) since February 1, 2016, the shortfall of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) has exceeded N1.4trillion. The Executive…

EEDC battles electricity challenges in South-East

Mar 22, 2019

There is no doubt that the task of providing stable electricity to the country has been the major challenge of successive administrations in Nigeria. This has been so because…

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