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NNPC Secures $1.16m US Grant for 1,350MW Abuja Power Plant

         The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) have concluded arrangement to sign a $1.16 million grant as part funding for the NNPC-Abuja Independent Power Project (IPP) modelled to generate 1,350 megawatts of electricity to alleviate the power challenge …

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Trouble brewing off South Africa’s coast

In response to the announcement that French oil giant Total has just made a significant oil and gas discovery 175 km off the southern coast of South Africa, Greenpeace Africa’s Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager, Melita Steele, has said: “Greenpeace Africa strongly condemns Total’s reckless oil exploration off the …

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Access Power and FMO launch second edition of Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition for Innovative Solar Projects

FMO the Dutch development bank, and Access Power, a leading developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets, today announced the launch of the 2018 FMO Access Power Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition following the competition’s successful first installment in 2016 at the ‘Making Solar Bankable’ conference. The initiative …

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FG Retires NNPC Group Executive Directors

FG Retires NNPC Group Executive Directors                                    The Federal Government has approved the retirement of all eight Group Executive Directors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with immediate effect.         …

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Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu Takes over as GMD of NNPC

Newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has assumed duty as the Chief Executive of the Corporation at a brief handover ceremony held at the NNPC Towers, Abuja on Tuesday. Until his appointment, Dr. Kachikwu was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel …

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