Category: Energy/Power

Obasanjo Launches Azikel Refinery Project in Bayelsa

Olusegun Obasanjo All is set for the foundation laying ceremony of Azikel Refinery by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State today. The licence for the refinery was approved in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after assuming office.  According to a statement issued by Corporate Affairs Services Department of Azikel Group and…

NNPC to enter partners with Kogi on biofuel production 

The management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kogi State Government will on Tuesday sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the production of ethanol, an organic biofuel that can be used to power automobiles. In a statement by Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, sayings, the MoU will see to the development of…

Shell, GE sign service deal on 650Mw Afam VI plant

General Electric (GE)’s Power Services business has signed a Multi-Year Service Agreement (MYA) with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) for the 650 megawatts (mw) Afam VI combined cycle power plant in Rivers State. The service agreement is expected to improve electricity availability, reliability and output from the plant for 200,000 Nigerian homes, while decreasing its…

OPEC Secretary General to Visit Nigeria

    …..Leads Global Oil and Gas Players to Participate in Int’l Petroleum Summit  The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, will be leading other global oil and gas industry leaders to participate in the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS).   This was disclosed by the…