NIGERIA: Sirius Petroleum Receives OML 65 Approvals Secured from NNPC

Sirius has announce that its JV partner, COPDC, has received the requisite approvals from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”) that enables the company to proceed with the drawdown of … Read More

Worley Awarded FEED Contract for the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) Project

Worley has been awarded a contract to provide main front-end engineering design (FEED Phase II) services for the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) project. The engineering study is progressing in accordance … Read More

APPO’s Secretary General Solicits Greater Commitments From Member Countries’ NOCS CEOs

The Secretary General (SG), African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO), His Excellency, Dr Omar Farouk Ibrahim called for greater commitments of the CEOs of National Oil Companies (NOCs) of Member Countries … Read More

Nigeria, Morocco Sign MOUs to Promote the Development of Hydrocarbons

The Federal Government and the Kingdom of Morocco on Tuesday signed five strategic Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) that would foster Nigerian – Morocco bilateral collaboration and promote the development of … Read More

NIGERIA: Heirs Holdings Acquires 45% of OML 17 from Shell, Total and ENI

Heirs Holdings  the leading African strategic investor, in partnership with affiliated company Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest publicly listed conglomerate, announced today the unconditional acquisition of a 45% … Read More

NIGERIA: Buhari inaugurates 5,000 bpd Waltersmith Modular Refinery

A 5,000-barrel per day Waltersmith modular refinery in Ibigwe in Imo State in south-eastern Nigeria was on Tuesday inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Inaugurating the refinery, which was performed virtually, … Read More

60 Years After Independence Nigeria’s Energy Industry Hasn’t Realized Its Promise — But It’s Getting Closer

On Oct. 1, 1960, everything seemed possible for Nigeria: After nearly 80 years of colonialism under Great Britain, it was finally an independent nation. During the newly independent nation’s earliest … Read More