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OPEC fails to stabilise crude oil market as price drops further

Kachikwu presides over meeting as OPEC President.

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2013 NEITI audit: Oil firms get extension to review, reconcile draft report to avoid conflict

NEITI Companies’ Forum has now been inaugurated

Nigeria loses 531million litres of petrol to vandals – NNPC

Senate gives 14 days ultimatum to restore normalcy in fuel supply crisis

How alleged corruption in NNPC is fueling petrol scarcity

The NNPC is still continuing with the corruption-filled Overseas Processing Agreements .

How alleged corruption in NNPC is fueling petrol scarcity

The NNPC is still continuing with the corruption-filled Overseas Processing Agreements.

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Global oil crisis: Nigerian oil workers resist mass sack

“PENGASSAN will not tolerate this unacceptable and unprocedural redundancy…”

An oil vessel used to illustrate the story An oil vessel used to illustrate the story

​NNPC discards offshore processing arrangement for Nigeria’s crude

Mr. Alegbe says the Direct Sale-Direct Purchase w​ould​ be adopted.

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Nigeria’s refineries only worked at 1.96 per cent capacity in September

NNPC generated N44.2 billion from the sale of white petroleum products in August.

​Contract dispute: Court urges Agip, Arco to settle rift

The case has been adjourned till December 3 for ruling.

91 companies bid for NNPC’s contract for coastal bunkering vessels service

The NNPC says the bidding process is being handled transparently.

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Oil rises back over $48

The price jump followed a rise of more than 7.5 million barrels in the recent weeks

Ghana resolves dispute with Nigeria over unpaid gas bill

Ghana gets around 25 per cent of its power through gas from Nigeria

Murtala Mohammed’s son blames Total for company’s debts

Abba Mohammed says his company is still solvent.

NNPC boss, Kachikwu, sanctions staff over scandalous project exposed by PREMIUM TIMES

The suspension order is to allow for unfettered review and investigation into the project implementation.

NNPC contracts to be made open to public — Kachikwu

Mr. Kachikwu says NNPC would embark on a transparency operation to regain its lost credibility.

Bayelsa issues ultimatum to Agip to clean up over 1,000 spill sites

Agip’s parent company, Eni, says company will respond in due course

Nigeria extractive industry watchdog, NEITI, seeks more powers

Areas of proposed change include funding, access to information, inclusion of confidentiality clauses in joint venture contracts and more.

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NNPC lifts embargo on 113 crude oil vessels

A government committee will investigate the activities of bannes vessels.

Group wants Buhari to remove newly appointed NNPC director

“A public officer shall not put himself in a position where his personal interest conflicts with his duties and responsibilities.”

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NNPC secures interim offshore processing agreements to guarantee steady fuel supply

The agreement allows for allocation of crude oil for refining offshore in exchange for petroleum products

Civil society, media call for stiffer punishment for violation of Local Content Act

The groups warn against further attempts to breach the laws of Nigeria by Agip and General Electric and vow to mobilise Nigerians to fight them.  

NNPC says no plan to sell refineries, but PPMC to be unbundled 

Port Harcourt refinery restarts fuel production