Category: Energy

Nigeria Discovers Oil In Northern Region

Kyari, NNPC GMD. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, announced the discovery of crude oil and gas in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin. However, the corporation noted that the commercial viability of the discovery coming from the drilling of a total depth […]

Nigeria Remains Committed To OPEC Production Agreement -Kyari

Kyari, NNPC GMD Nigeria says it remains committed to production adjustments agreement under the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) reached between member countries of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC Countries. Nigeria’s representatives on the OPEC Economic Commission Board and Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, […]

NNPC And China Boost Partnership In Crude Production

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and China National Offshore Oil Corporation have restated their commitment to work together to improve the petroleum industry in both countries. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari, disclosed this when the Executive Vice President of CNOOC, Mr Lu Yan Ji, paid him a visit […]

We have no $470.5 million, N8 billion hidden in banks-NNPC

By Reuben Nwankwo. Dr Baru, GMD of NNPC   The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Friday denied runing any opaque account with the commercial banks and therefore has neither $470.5m nor N8billion of its money hidden anywhere. The state owned oil company was reacting to a […]

OPEC Output Rises On Nigeria, Kuwait Supplies

Oil production from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose in July, despite supply shortfalls from Libya, Iran and Saudi Arabia. Rising output from Nigeria, Kuwait and the UAE offset the drops. OPEC production averaged 32.32 million barrels per day (bpd) in July, 40,700 higher than June, according to […]

Dangote graduate trainees promises to end fuel scarcity

Aliko Dangote Newly trained Dangote Refinery graduate engineers have promised an end to the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country when  the Refinery takes off. The engineers just returned from a training programme at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. in India, the company said today. The engineers have promised to deploy […]

NNPC: Reflecting on Maikanti Baru’s one year in office

By Patrick Nwabueze It is just a year President Mohammadu Buhari in his executive wisdom appointed Dr Maikati Kacalla Baru to head the state owned Oil and Gas conglomerate, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as the substantive Group Managing Director (GMD). The appointment, was remarkably a welcomed development as it was viewed as a rectification of an apparent distortion of […]