Category: Energy/Power

Shell inducts 30 graduates for industry internship

Thirty engineering graduates have been inducted to the fifth batch of the Shell Nigeria internship programme, a four-year old scheme designed to help young graduate engineers upscale their skills in readiness for employment in the energy sector. The internship programme, run in collaboration with the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), places the interns with…

Manufacturers await reduction in gas price

Manufacturers who use gas to power their plants are eagerly awaiting the implementation of a new directive from the government that the product should be sold for $3.85 per standard cubic metre. Speaking exclusively to our correspondent on Thursday, the Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Gas Users Group, Dr Michael Adebayo, said that the government…

FG orders IOCs to pay $20bn in back taxes

The Federal Government has ordered international oil companies operating in the country to pay nearly $20bn in taxes it says are owed to states. In a letter sent to the companies earlier this year via a debt-collection arm of the government, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation cited what it called outstanding royalties and taxes for oil…

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company achieves 365 days  safety milestone- official

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), says it recently achieved a milestone of 365 days ‘Lost Time Injury’, translating to 1.6 Million safe man-hours.   The IBEDC in a statement on Thursday, by its Head, Branding and Corporate Communications Mrs, Angela Olanrewaju quoted the company’s Chief Technical Officer, Mr Ade Ayileka, to have said it meant that business…

Nigerian Society of Engineers Commends NNPC for Championing Cause of Women Engineers

 President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu (right), explaining a point to the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, during the visit… Thursday  The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its exemplary role in the advocacy of science and engineering-based education…