Dangote Lets Contract For Nigerian Refining Complex

Dangote Oil Refining Co. (DORC), a division of Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Industries Ltd (DIL), has let a contract to MAN Diesel & Turbo SE (MDT), Augsburg,...

NNPC Rates Compliance to Nigerian Content Act At 56%

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Baru, has commended the 8th National Assembly over the improved relations...

Obijackson Group Says Local Content Law Boosting Growth of Indigenous Companies

Oil services and Fabrication Company, Obijackson Group has commended the implementation of the Local Content Laws by the Federal Government, which created opportunities for...

NCDMB to Flag-Off Egina Project in Q4, Applauds LADOL’s Compliance to Local Content

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Kesiye Wabote has applauded the pace of work at the Lagos...

Nigerian Content is a Veritable Tool for National Development – Ojulari

The Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Mr. Bayo Ojulari has described the local content law in Nigeria’s oil and...

NCDMB Inaugurates ICT Local Content Body

The Nigerian Content Consultative Forum ICT (NCCF-ICT) sectorial working group by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has inaugurated the ICT Local...

NCDMB Unveils 5-Year Road Map

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) was set to boost the participation of indigenous companies in the oil and gas sector, but...

‘At Friburge we leverage Cutting edge technology that will significantly cut costs and reduce the...

  Miguel Dos Santos   Friburge is a pan African Oil & Gas and Mining Services provider headquartered in Angola with a support office in Cape Town...

Dangote sets up $100 million vehicle assembly plant in Lagos

As part of efforts to confront the employment crisis in the country, Africa’s richest man and leading entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote is setting up a $100...

Most of the Country’s Oil Blocks Now Owned By Nigerians – Wabote

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Wabote, recently spoke with Femi Asu of Punch, during which...

Customs Spokesman, 245 Others Redeployed In Major Shakeup

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday redeployed eight Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers-General in the system. In a statement made available to journalists...

Capacity Building: Embee Jay Expands Training Complex

By Vivian Osuji Israel, Port Harcourt The Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has described Embee Jay Global Services Limited training complex expansion as a success story...

Dangote Acquires Gas Processing Company in Netherlands

As part of moves to meet Nigeria’s energy demands, the management of Dangote Industries Limited has completed the acquisition of a gas company in...

NNPC Slashes Price of Nigeria’s Crude Oil Grades

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, recenly, slashed the official selling price of Nigeria’s crude oil grades as parts of a strategy to make Nigeria...

Nigeria’s Oil Reserves May Dry up in 30 Years, Experts Warn

The country’s crude oil reserves may dry up in the next 30 years, says Nigerian National Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).President of the association,...

Nigeria’s Economy on the Brink… Ex NNPC GMDs

Unless militants blowing up oil installations and facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta are prevailed upon to stop their violent campaign, operations of the...

Wabote Resumes as Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Board

The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote assumed office on Monday at the...

Alhassan Abubakar Emerges New Onne Port Manager

Alhaji Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar has now assumed duties as the new Port Manager in charge of Onne Port Complex. The appointment as the new...

Nigeria Loses N2trn Annually To Crude Lifting By Foreign Vessels

  The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, SOAN, and the Nigerian Ship Owners Association, NISA, say about N2 trillion is lost annually by allowing foreign...

Vandalism: Nigeria’s Oil Producing Communities to Take Over Pipeline Security

Oil producing communities, under the auspices of Host Communities of Nigeria (producing Oil and Gas), HostCom, have promised to set up a pipeline security...

Oil & Gas Industry Convene in November at Practical Nigerian Content Forum

Themed ‘Re-energising Nigerian Content for Todays’ Operating Environment’ the 6th annual Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) Forum, taking place from 22-24 November 2016 and held...

Local Content to boost Defence Sector-ES NCDMB

The Nigerian defence community has been advised to adopt the Local Content Policy in their operations, particularly in the manufacturing and maintenance of security...

Wabote resumes as Exec Sec of Nigerian Content Board

…pledges to create jobs, upscale capacity of Nigerians …plans review of implementation process The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...

Industry Skills: NNPC, PETAN To Certify Nigerian Competences

Efforts are in top gear to check the rising incidence of companies without experiences executing contracts they do not have competences for in Nigeria’s...

Nigeria’s Oil Output Rises To 1.9 Million Bpd Due To Repairs –NNPC

Oil production in Nigeria has risen to about 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd), from 1.6 million bpd, due to repairs and more than...

Hong Kong Firm To Build 200,000 Barrels Refinery In Nigeria

A Hong kong based firm,  Blooming Faith Petroleum Ltd, is partnering the Federal Government to build  and operate a 200,000 barrels per day (...

Baru is New NNPC Boss

...Kachikwu Heads Corporation’s 9-Man Board Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru has emerged as the new Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National...

NCDMB Fund should be utilised for capacity building – PETAN Chair

The Chairman, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) and Managing Director of CB Geophysical Solutions Ltd, Bank-Anthony Okoroafor has said about $200million, being part of...

Local content level in oil & gas sector has hit 35% – NCDMB

Strong indications have emerged that implementation of Nigerian content, which was less than five per cent before 2010, when the Nigerian Oil and Gas...

Finally, Niger Delta Avengers agree to talks, insist on foreign mediators

The militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, which has carried out attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta region, said it would consider negotiation...

Delmar constructs $200m oil terminal, jetty in Akwa Ibom

Poised to boost fuel distribution in the country, an independent energy firm, Delmar Petroleum Company Limited has kicked-off the construction of a $200 million...

Navy recover vessel used by hijackers

Four months after pirates hijacked an oil tanker, MT MAXIMUS, the Nigerian Navy has recovered a rogue vessel, MT DEJIKUN used by the pirates. Navy...

Ugandan officials visit NCDMB, seek to model local content policies after Nigeria

…Nigerian Content level hits 35% A delegation from Uganda has visited the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) in a quest to model the...

Heavily loaded tanker thwarts pirate attack off Nigeria

A short period of calm seas in the Gulf of Guinea was interrupted as a group of pirates attempted to board a heavily loaded tanker while it was...

Oil Freeze: Nigeria Seeks Consensus Among OPEC Members

Nigeria is seeking a consensus among members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries as regards talks concerning crude oil production freeze. The Minister of...

Oil Price Slump Frustrating Attainment Of NOGICD Objectives — Shell

Managing Director of the SPDC and Country Chair, Shell Companies, Nigeria, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has disclosed that the attainment of the objectives of the...

NCDMB, Imperial College Collaborate On Research for Oil and Gas Industry

A framework for developing world class research for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry is being forged through the collaboration of the Nigerian Content...

Nigeria Drilled Highest Number Of Exploration Wells In 1967 – PETAN

No new addition of reserves in over 10 years Bank- Anthony Okoroafor The new Chairman of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), Mr. Bank-Anthony Okoroafor...

Support, Don’t Suppress Indigenous Businesses, Operators Advice FG, Lawmakers

Stakeholders in the Nigeria oil and gas industry have advised the Federal Government and lawmakers to encourage indigenous businesses and enable them thrive, as...

The GMOU – Chevrons’ strategy to mitigate conflict amongst host communities

By Gilbert Boyefio Militancy activities in the oil rich Niger Delta region in Nigeria have been raging on for decades now. The militants claim to...

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