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 […]
Workers at ExxonMobil went on strike this week to protest against the sacking of 150 staff in December. Nigerian labour unions have held a number of similar strikes in the past few months. The Chairman, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Rivers State, Chika Onuegbu said “There are arrangements for both […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The incident of a fire outbreak on one of the major platforms of oil & gas giant in Nigeria, ExxonMobil, has just been reported. The root cause of the outbreak is unknown but details of this incident will be reported shortly.
The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation has began diversification into the wealth of the nation and it has without doubt improve in the last one year and has made effort in affecting the lives Of Nigerians positively. Source : NTA