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Sylva, Kyari on Peace Mission to Niger Delta

The Federal Government would leave no stone unturned in the efforts to bring about lasting peace and security in the nation’s oil producing host communities and the entire Niger Delta region. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele …

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Cameron LNG Train 1 Begins Commercial Operation

McDermott International, Inc. announced the beginning of commercial operation with Train 1 by joint owners Sempra LNG, LLC, Total, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, following its substantial completion. “This is a significant milestone for the Cameron LNG project,” said Mark Coscio, McDermott’s Senior Vice President for …

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SPDC deploys HD aerial cameras to track spills, crude theft

Nigeria’s leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets. SPDC’s General Manager, Igo Weli, …

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US Court discharges NNPS from the responsibility to pay the award sum of US$2.7 billion in the protracted enforcement application filed by ESSO E&P Nigeria limited

The United States Southern District Court of New York has delivered a significant judgment in favour of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”) against ESSO Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited and Shell Nigerian Exploration and Production Company Limited (Collectively, “ESSO”).  The court hearing was held on February 1, 2019 in …

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NNPC, Navy to Deepen Collaboration to Stem Crude Oil Theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Navy have pledged to deepen collaboration to tackle the menace of crude oil theft and attacks on oil and gas facilities. The two organizations came to the resolution when the NNPC GMD, Mallam Mele Kyari paid a courtesy visit to the …

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13 Niger Delta indigenes win SPDC JV scholarship to UK varsities

Thirteen indigenes of Niger Delta States of Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers have won the 2019 Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture scholarship for a one-year master’s degree in three top-ranked universities in the United Kingdom. The latest awards bring the total number of beneficiaries to 92 since the inception …

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