UK, China, Togo increase petroleum import from Nigeria

United Kingdom (U.K.), China, and Togo, increased their import of crude oil from Nigeria in the month of May 2017, according to import destination report of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Giving a breakdown of oil export to the three countries, NNPC’s data showed that U.K., which did not buy Nigeria’s crude in March, increased its import from the 999,006 barrels in April to 6,016,121 million barrels in May.

Sunken Greek tanker spills oil near Athens

Emergency crews were scrambling on Tuesday to contain an oil spill near Athens after an old tanker sank close to Salamis island over the weekend.
The coastguard said an entire bay on the southeast of the island had been affected after the Agia Zoni II, carrying 2,500 metric tonnes of fuel, sank.
The spill extends over 1.5 kilometres and the full clean-up will likely require four months, greater Athens fisheries councillor Voula Toutountzi revealed.

Agip, Shell receive bids for 50% in-country FPSO integration

The Nigerian Content sector is set to make a huge impact on the nation’s economy as two multinational operating companies, Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) have set plans in motion for in-country fabrication and integration of over 50 percent of the topsides of their projects’ floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels.