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Okowa calls for stiffer penalty against gas flaring

Okowa calls for stiffer penalty against gas flaring

NAN Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday called on the Federal Government to put stringent measures in place to end gas flaring in the country. Okowa made the call when Course 41 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, led by Major-Gen. Felix Edafioghor in Asaba came to his office on a […]
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Nigeria still flares commercial gas, loses N128bn in five months

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), accompanied by Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday launched the The Federal Government special enterprise and empowerment programme otherwise known as TraderMoni in three additional markets in Lagos.
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Senate to pass gas flaring prohibition bill

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Bassey Albert, Thursday, said National Assembly would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year. Albert gave this hint in Lagos when he led his members on oversight functions to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). He said the bill was currently on the third […] …

FG loses $2.5bn to gas flaring

Mr Chinedu Onyeizu, Chief Executive Officer, AfriPERA, an Energy and Infrastructure Policy research organisation, says Nigeria loses about 2.5 billion dollars annually from gas flaring in the country. Onyeizu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, in Abuja. “ Since the 1950’s, Nigeria has been burning off its […] …

Gas flaring: FG gives oil firms 2019 deadline

Gas flaring: FG gives oil firms 2019 deadline

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Any oil company that cannot stop gas flaring by 2019 should stop producing, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said. Kachikwu stated that the Department of Petroleum Resources would become severe in upholding sanctions against defaulters by preventing them from oil production from next year. The minister […] …

Gas flaring: Govt may revoke oil firms’ licences

Gas flaring: Govt may revoke oil firms’ licences

Oil companies that fail to stop gas flaring by 2019 would have their licenses revoked, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said. Kachikwu, who stated this yesterday  at the 2018 Buyers’ Forum/Stakeholders’ Engagement at the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACN) in Abuja, said government would launch the gas infrastructureRead More …

FG threatens to revoke licences of oil companies over gas flaring

FG threatens to revoke licences of oil companies over gas flaring

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the Federal Government will from 2019 commence the revocation of the licences of oil companies that fail to stop gas flaring in their operations in the country. Kachikwu made this known while speaking at the 2018 Buyers’ Forum/Stakeholders’ Engagement organised by the Gas Aggregation […] …

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