Equatorial Guinea Is Now OPEC Member

Equatorial Guinea Is Now OPEC Member

Equatorial Guinea said in January it was seeking to become OPEC’s 14th member and the sixth from Africa Africa’s third-biggest oil producer, Equatorial Guinea, has been accepted by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries as a new member, a source close to the country’s oil minister told a Reuters on Thursday. Equatorial Guinea said in January […]

ExxonMobil Workers Begin Nationwide Strike

ExxonMobil Workers Begin Nationwide Strike

The workforce of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, have started a three-day warning strike. Reasons for the action, according to the workers, is that the company have been violating the provisions of the Local Content Act and firing Nigerian workers. They are also accusing the corporation of violating previous agreements it reached with […]

FG To Build Secondary Refinery In Northern Nigeria

FG To Build Secondary Refinery In Northern Nigeria

The Vice-Chairman, South-West Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Benjamin Rotimi, on Wednesday commended the Federal Government on the proposed second refinery in the Northern part of the country. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu said that the federal government planned to build a second refinery in […]

A-33,000 Litre Diesel Tanker Explodes In Lagos

A-33,000 Litre Diesel Tanker Explodes In Lagos

In Lagos yesterday, scores escaped death as a 33,000 litre capacity diesel tanker exploded after it collided with another car on Oshodi-Apapa expressway. General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu said the tanker was carrying 33,000 litres of diesel belonging to Bovas Petroleum with registration number TUT 258 XA. He said the […]

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