Safety Valve: Fuel Scarcity Imminent Soon  over Tanker Drivers’ Strike Threat
  Fuel scarcity is imminent in some weeks time , sequel to a threat of withdrawal of services issued by the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), over their request that installation of safety valve in petroleum trucks, should... Read more
FG Says No Increment In Pump Price of Fuel
The Federal Government through the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said that there will be no increment in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit until the conclusion of consultations with organised Labour. Also, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) which website had conveyed... Read more
Hike In Power Tariff, Fuel Price:NLC, TUC Insist on Nationwide Protest, Sept 28
Due to the recent hike in fuel price  and the increase in  electricity tariff by the Federal Government  , the  Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)  and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)  have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 . The National Executive Council (NEC) of... Read more
100 % Electricity Tariff Hike Suspended Till April 2021
The intervention of the leadership of the National Assembly has led to the suspension till April 2021, of  the 100 per cent hike in electricity tariff, earlier  planned  by the Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos)  to kick off today. The decision to suspend the tariff hike was reached at a... Read more
15 Crew Members of Oil tanker Test positive for COVID-19
Fifteen crew members on board a Maltese-flagged oil tanker have tested positive to COVID-19, and two crew members have been hospitalized, but they are not in a critical condition. The information was confirmed to Offshore Energy-Green Marine by a spokesperson for the Antwerp Port Authority where Minerva Oceania is... Read more
Drop In Oil Prices: NEITI Warns FG,  States , LGs
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative,( NEITI) has cautioned  the three tiers of government on the need  to exercise some restraint in their expenditure profiles and continuous dependence on oil revenues to fund budgets saying  persistence in such habits   given its volatility was largely unsustainable and would continue to... Read more
NNPC Moves to Reduce  Price of Cooking Gas
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is planning to stop the export of propane and butane anchored by its Crude Oil Marketing Division to boost supply of LPG to the domestic market thereby leading to a natural downward slide in the price of the product. a framework that would... Read more
FG Gets 7 Days Ultimatum From Oil Marketers over N800bn Subsidy
Oil marketers have issued a seven-day ultimatum, demanding the Federal Government to settle their outstanding debts, totaling N800 billion. In a statement  the oil marketers stated that they would shut down depots, thus disrupting fuel distribution, should the government fail to comply. The marketers, made up of Major Oil... Read more
FG Loses $2.5bn to Gas Flaring – Expert
Nigeria loses about 2.5 billion dollars annually from gas flaring in the country according to Mr Chinedu Onyeizu, Chief Executive Officer, AfriPERA, an Energy and Infrastructure Policy research organization. Onyeizu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, in Abuja. “  Since the... Read more
Oil Price Moves Towards $85 as Iran Sanctions Loom
Brent crude oil prices hit their highest level since November 2014 yesterday ahead of U.S. sanctions against Iran.   Brent sweet crude oil futures rose to as much as 83.27 dollars a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at 73.57 dollars a barrel.   Brent was pushed... Read more