Capital oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba, to remain in detention, court rules
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a bail application filed by Ifeanyi Uba, the CEO, Capital Oil and Gas, and four others charged with N43.29 billion fuel subsidy fraud. Others charged with Mr. Uba are Nsika Usoro, Godfrey Okorie, Chibuzor Ogbuokiri, and Joseph Orji, all employees of the Capital Oil and […]
PPPRA set to issue fourth quarter fuel imports permit
The permit will ensure the stability of fuel supply during the yuletide.
Oil workers threaten strike over killing of members by vandals
PENGASSAN accuse petroleum minister of being insensitive over the plight of oil workers.
Government defends PIB content, rejects Shell’s claims
Government says its decision to increase its take in deep water oil fields to about 73 per cent is competitive.
Shell opposes PIB, says it’ll stifle oil and gas investments
The multinational voices its concerns about the PIB which is before the National Assembly.
PIB must guarantee regulatory agencies’ independence, says NEITI forum
Stakeholders want new draft law to strip Petroleum Minister of excessive powers over the affairs of agencies in the industry
Government lied on subsidy payments , indicted oil marketers claim
First batch of subsidy trial suspects deny collecting money from government.
NEITI convenes forum on draft Petroleum Industry Bill
NEITI says it wants to take a deeper look at the new PIB.
Nigeria, others want transparency laws for extractive industry
Group campaigns for transparency laws to compel large private extractive companies to disclose their payments to governments worldwide.
Pipeline vandals kill 3 NNPC staff
The management of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation on Sunday confirmed the killing of three of its staff by men suspected to be pipeline vandals. Fidel Pepple, the acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, said in a statement on Sunday the three were members of a team deployed to effect […]
Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC declares fleeing oil marketers wanted
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has just issued the statement below declaring wanted, marketers who allegedly “obtained billions of naira as subsidy payments from the Petroleum Support Fund under false pretence, and disappeared in the wake of the Commission’s investigation of the subsidy regime. The marketers are Abdul Afeez Olarenwaju Olabisi of Fargo Petroleum […]
Pirates hijack oil ship, kidnap crew, off Nigeria’s coast
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker and its crew in the waters near Lagos, the navy and a security company said on Wednesday. The vessel, called the Abu Dhabi Star, was seized on Tuesday night, around 14 nautical miles from the entrance to Lagos port, navy spokesman, Kabir Aliyu, told Reuters. The navy said the […]
Dantata, others receive N25billion SURE-P payments
SURE P contractors receive payment
West African Gas Pipeline Shut down
The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo), operator of the system, said the decision to effect the immediate closure of the facility on Tuesday followed an unusual loss of pressure experienced around the Lome segment of the pipeline.
Government seals $4.5billion deal with consortium on refineries projects
Consortium of investors plan six modular refineries in the next one year
BP, plaintiffs agree on $7.8 billion compensation over Gulf oil spill
The Obama government restates determination to hold accountable all those responsible for environmental pollution
Lawmakers demand immediate halt to spills in oil facilities
Nigeria's federal legislators want Shell to halt spill in its facilities and compensate those affected in the Bonga incident