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Below 40% of 5,120km pipeline operational in Nigeria, says NNPC

Below 40% of 5,120km pipeline operational in Nigeria, says NNPC

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has revealed that only 38 per cent of the over 5,120 kilometre owned by the state oil company is functioning. Although the Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari, while admitting that pipelines remained the safest way to move crude oil and products, he said the Corporation has struggled to efficiently […]

NNPC, FIRST E&P JV Commences Production In OMLs 83/85

NNPC, FIRST E&P JV Commences Production In OMLs 83/85

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”) and FIRST Exploration and Petroleum Development Company (“FIRST E&P”) Joint Venture has announced the commencement of oil production from the Anyala West field in Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) 83 & 85. OMLs 83 & 85 are in the shallow waters offshore Bayelsa State where FIRST E&P is the Operator […]

Nigeria produces 155m bbls of oil in 3 months

Nigeria produces 155m bbls of oil in 3 months

Amidst dwindling oil revenue occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria produced 155,062,220 barrels of crude oil and condensate for the months of July, August and September. According to data from the Department of Petroleum Resources, the country produced a daily average of 1,701,738, 1,704,669 and 1,648,786 for the months of July, August and September 2020, translating […]

Nigerian operator produces first oil from shallow-water project

Nigerian operator produces first oil from shallow-water project

Nigerian operator First E&P has started oil production from a shallow-water project located offshore Nigeria through the Abigail-Joseph FPSO. The Yinson-owned Abigail-Joseph FPSO is a redeployment of one of Yinson’s existing vessels, FPSO Allan, which had previously operated for nearly 10 years in the Olowi Field in Gabon. The vessel was chartered by First E&P on […]

Nigeria to resume oil exploration in Chad Basin soon – Minister

Nigeria to resume oil exploration in Chad Basin soon – Minister

The Federal Government said it was willing to resume oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin. The exercise was suspended by the government in July 2017 after suspected members of Boko Haram attacked a team of geological engineers from the University of Maiduguri who were engaged by Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation to carry out a […]

Why FG shut down all refineries – NNPC

Why FG shut down all refineries – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, says the four oil refineries in the country have been shut down in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna. He explained that all four refineries were functioning below capacity and it had thus become necessary to stop them from operating all together. Responding to […]

Lekoil seeks $100m for Ogo oilfield drilling

Lekoil seeks $100m for Ogo oilfield drilling

Nigerian energy company Lekoil Ltd needs to raise around $100 million before it can start drilling in its Ogo oilfield, its chief executive told Reuters. Lekoil reached a deferred payment deal earlier this year to keep its stake in OML 310, where Ogo sits, after it discovered a $184 million loan it wanted to use […]

LNG Train 7: Local Content saves Nigeria $2bn

LNG Train 7: Local Content saves Nigeria $2bn

The implementation of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act has saved Nigeria an estimated $2billion in the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project. The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, disclosed this at the 2020 Annual Capacity […]

Gas supply increase raises power generation by 445MW

Gas supply increase raises power generation by 445MW

The increase in domestic gas supply to gas-fired power plants by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation raised the quantum of power generated by the facilities by 445 megawatts in five months. Latest data on domestic gas supply to the power sector and electricity generation obtained from the NNPC in Abuja on Friday showed that gas […]

NPDC Targets Additional 600mmscf Daily Gas Supply by 2025

NPDC Targets Additional 600mmscf Daily Gas Supply by 2025

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), an exploration and production subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Friday said it was targeting an additional 600 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d) gas supply to the domestic market between 2023 and 2025. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Dr. Kennie Obateru, in […]

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