Environment

NNPC Retail to promote consumption of LPG

The retail arm of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), NNPC Retail Limited, has declared it determination to promote the consumption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise called cooking gas.

The Managing Director of the subsidiary, Mr. Yemi Adetuji, disclosed this in Abuja today at a press briefing to herald the commissioning of the new ultra-modern mega filling station near Sagamu, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Ogun State.

NNPC to select Core Investor for Benue Bio-Fuel Project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to conclude on the choice of a core investor for the proposed Bio-fuel plant in Agasha Guma area of Benue State.
 
Speaking at the end of a follow-up meeting with a Benue State delegation led by Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, the Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said that arrangements have been finalized to name the prospective investor in the weeks ahead after a painstaking due diligence exercise.
 

NNPC completes 539km gas pipeline projects

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday, said it had completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometres  of gas pipelines from 2010 to date, as part of an aggressive expansion of gas pipeline infrastructure across the country. 
 
According to a statement in Abuja, Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, stated this in Abuja at the 2017 Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE. 
 

NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after consultations with major stakeholders, hereby issues the following directives critical to the effective management of the traffic situation around the Apapa Area of Lagos.
 
According to the statement credited to Abdullahi Goje, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications of the NPA, with effect from November 23, 2017, all shipping companies MUST house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the time for vessel loading.
 

IEA’S WORLD ENERGY OUTLOOK 2017

The resurgence in oil and gas production from the United States, deep declines in the cost of renewables and growing electrification are changing the face of the global energy system and upending traditional ways of meeting energy demand, according to the World Energy Outlook 2017. A cleaner and more diversified energy mix in China is another major driver of this transformation.
 

NPA Ghana wins 2017 Climate & Clean Air Award

 
Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli, has reiterated the authority’s commitment to promoting clean environment, as ongoing policy to promote low sulfur diesel standards are enforced. He said this when he received this year’s “Outstanding Policy” award from the Climate and Clean Air Alliance at the on-going Climate Change Summit (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.
 

Navy inaugurates Data Centre for Maritime Security

The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated the Maritime Safety Information (MSI) portal and Data Centre for effective security and safety of mariners around the nation’s waterways.
 
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, who performed the inauguration noted that the data centre, would not only provide security around the nation’s territorial waters but also boost the economy.
 

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