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Power: Shell targets 2,400MW electricity from new gas project

The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor said.

NIMASA in talks with Customs, Finance Ministry on special tariff for vessel acquisition


Amidst the high level of insecurities on Nigerian water ways, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has reiterated that the country’s Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure known as Deep Blue Project would drastically reduce criminalities in the Gulf of Guinea.

Fashola names alleged corrupt FG contractors

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has forwarded to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) documents providing some details regarding the names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any project and inviting SERAP to “inspect a compendium of verified and paid/outstanding liabilities of contractors, kept at the offices of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Limited/GTE.”

Chevron reiterates its commitment to protecting people and the environment


Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture (JV) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (NNPC/CNL JV) confirms that at about 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, a fire was observed at the Ojumole Well No. 1, an idle and plugged well with no flowline connected to it. Ojumole field is in NNPC/CNL JV’s Western Niger Delta area of operations.

In a statement made available to Daily Champion , the General Manager, Policy Government & Public Affairs,Chevron Nigeria Limited, Esimaje Brikinn said that CNL conducted an overflight to evaluate the fire and also mobilized emergency responders to assess the site, contain the fire and boom the area.

In addition, he noted that CNL notified community stakeholders about the incident and also reported it to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and other regulatory and security authorities.

A Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) to the site of the incident on Saturday April 20, 2019, by a team made up of regulatory agencies, community stakeholders and CNL, determined that the fire incident was caused by third-party interference. There was no impact to any of the neighboring communities.

CNL is currently working with contractors to safely put out the fire as quickly as possible.

CNL remains committed to the safety of the communities and the environment in its areas of operation. We continue to conduct our operations safely, reliably and efficiently, with utmost consideration for protection of people and the environment.

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TCN completes 1st phase of new EKIM Substation in Akwa-Ibom State


The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has completed and energized the first phase of the ongoing brand new Transmission Substation in Ekim, Akwa Ibom State. This phase comprise a 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer and three outgoing 33kV feeder bays. The transformer was energized early this month.

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