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Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate passes law to establish Maritime University in Niger Delta

The Senate has passed the bill for the establishment of Nigerian Maritime University in Delta State, thereby bringing the proposed school close to gaining statutory...

Shell-and-Eni

Despite Malabu Scandal, Shell, ENI will continue to operate OPL 245 – Kachikwu

The Federal Government says the Zabazaba deepwater project in Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245 will continue in spite of controversies surrounding the oil block. The...

Petrol still retails at N145 per litre, says PPPRA

FG to stop petrol importation by 2019 – NNPC

The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to stop the importation of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol by 2019. The Group Managing...

Shell-Chevron-Total-Agip-oil-gas

FG releases $400m to settle JV cash call debts owed IOCs

The Federal Government said it had released $400m to settle outstanding Joint Venture cash call debts owed International Oil Companies (IOC). Minister of State for...

FG to build modular refineries in oil-producing states

The Federal Government on Tuesday reiterated its commitment to build modular refineries in oil-producing areas of the Niger Delta. The Minister of State for Petroleum...

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu

Nigeria oil and gas provide investments in excess of $50bn – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said economic growth plan recently launched by Federal Government would provide strategic and economic...

FG mulls legal instrument to unlock offshore gas exploration

OTC: FG to stop sponsoring delegates from 2018 — Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has declared that the Federal Government would from 2018, stop sponsorship of delegates to the Offshore...

4th-Warri refinery

NUPENG commends FG’s proposed second refinery in the north

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Wednesday commended the Federal Government on the proposed second refinery in the Northern part of the...

Navy destroys 40 illegal refineries in Delta

FG begins talks with illegal crude oil refiners

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had commenced discussions with illegal refiners of crude oil in order to have them work as duly recognised modular...

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu

Tension in Niger Delta over Kachikwu’s selective meetings with ex-militants

An advocacy group in the Niger Delta, the Grassroots Initiative for Peace and Social Orientation (GIPSO), has advised the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr....

FG mulls legal instrument to unlock offshore gas exploration

Fuel import: Invest in signature refineries, FG tells IOCs

The Federal Government, yesterday, called on international oil companies (IOCs), operating in Nigeria to further deepen their investments in the country, and invest in...

ExxonMobil: Blockade of oil facilities threatens production

ExxonMobil to make fresh investment in power sector

ExxonMobil, an international oil company operating in Nigeria, has indicated interest to make fresh investment in the country’s power sector, making it the second IOC...