Kachikwu insists: We won’t sell the refineries

Kachikwu insists: We won’t sell the refineries

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, says the federal government will NOT sell its refineries. Rather, the aim is to make Nigeria the refinery corridor for the rest The post Kachikwu insists: We won’t sell the refineries appeared first on TheCable. ...
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Dickson: What FG calls oil blocks are ‘ancestral properties’ of Niger Delta

Dickson: What FG calls oil blocks are ‘ancestral properties’ of Niger Delta

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says oil blocks in the country are “ancestral properties” of the Niger Delta. Dickson said this at the foundation laying ceremony of Aziken Petroleum The post Dickson: What FG calls oil blocks are ‘ancestra...
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Dogara: Fuel scarcity won’t stop until we’re able to refine crude locally

Dogara: Fuel scarcity won’t stop until we’re able to refine crude locally

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the solution to incessant fuel scarcity in the country is the ability of the country to refine crude locally. He said The post Dogara: Fuel scarcity won’t stop until we’re able...
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Exporters seek modular refineries in free zones

Exporters seek modular refineries in free zones

The Association of Nigerian Exporters (ANE) has called for the establishment of modular refineries in the oil and gas free zones. Its President Chief Sunny Jackson Udoh made the call during a courtesy call on the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) Managi...
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‘Our refineries need complete overhaul’

‘Our refineries need complete overhaul’

Dr. Rabiu Suleiman is Group Executive Director and Senior Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources on Refineries and Downstream Infrastructure. In a monitored television magazine programme in Abuja recently, the Industrial Chemist wit...
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Blame corruption, bureaucracy for Nigeria’s ailing refineries -Experts

Blame corruption, bureaucracy for Nigeria’s ailing refineries -Experts

The recurring issue of fuel scarcity across the country in recent times has raised fresh debates about the state of the nation’s refineries with some of the critical stakeholders blaming the problem on the twin evils of bureaucracy and corruption. Ibrahim Ap...
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We have no refineries; we have scraps – Dele Sobowale

We have no refineries; we have scraps – Dele Sobowale

ONE of the reasons Nigeria has never developed as well as her great potentials will suggest is that we live on collectively accepted lies. Among the most enduring is the idea that this country has four refineries. We have a Ministry of Petroleum Resources, the...
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New refineries as solution to Nigeria’s fuel challenge

New refineries as solution to Nigeria’s fuel challenge

AS a leading oil and gas producer with about 2.5 million barrels per day capacity and four refineries with installed 445,000 barrels per day capacity, importing petroleum products to Nigeria should have been like taking coal to Newcastle in the United States o...
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Fuel scarcity: Fix refineries now, NUPENG urges NNPC

Fuel scarcity: Fix refineries now, NUPENG urges NNPC

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) yesterday called for the rehabilitation of the nation’s refineries to end the recurring fuel scarcity across the country. The South-West Chairman of the union, Tayo Aboyeji, who made the call in...
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Ex-CBN director urges FG to repair refineries

Ex-CBN director urges FG to repair refineries

Dr Titus Okunronmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, advised the Federal Government to repair all the four refineries in the country The post Ex-CBN director urges FG to repair refineries appeared first on Vang...
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