PTDF, NCMDB to collaborate on local content, capacity building

By Etuka Sunday The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) seeks to strengthen its existing organizational collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to promote inter-industry synergy that will drive the local content and capacity building initiatives. A statement by the Head, Press and External Relations, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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…As Belarus envoy seeks educational partnership with PTDF

By Etuka Sunday The Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Nigeria seeks to partner with the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) in exploring areas of collaboration in the Fund’s scholarship and other More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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TCN needs $1.5bn annually to improve transmission

By Etuka Sunday The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday re-echoed it needed over 1.5 billion dollars annually to be able to adequately wheel the quantum of power required for national economic development. Speaking More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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12 TCN towers collapse, reconstruction to cost N1bn

By Etuka Sunday The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday announced that it has lost one of its 330kV transmission lines from Sapele to Ughelli in Delta State and twelve towers along the line route, to More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Check pipeline vandalism, Kwara urges FG

The Kwara Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, has urged the Federal Government to put machinery in motion to check pipeline vandalism and damage to oil facilities. The commissioner told the News Agency More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Gas shortage: Nigeria to lose 3, 733MW–Report

By Etuka Sunday with Agency report Gas constraint may force Nigeria to lose about 3,733 megawatts of electricity between March and June 2014, a document by the Presidential Task Force on Power has projected. In More...

By Peoplesd On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Global firms to invest N163bn in 450mw Azura IPP

Key investors from foreign and local spheres are investing over $1billion (about N163.950 billion) to build the 450megawatts Azura greenfield Independent Power Plant (IPP) in Edo state. The Group Managing Director, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Nigeria pledges forensic audit of oil revenues

Crude oil spills from a pipeline in Dadabili: allegations of mismanagement of oil revenues have sparked a furious row at the political heart of Africa’s leading oil producer. Nigeria will carry out a forensic More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Petroleum minister assures availability of gas for power

Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, yesterday assured Nigerians and new owners of electricity of adequate gas supply to ensure that the power More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Power company decries widespread illegal connections in Onitsha

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on Monday decried widespread illegal connections of electricity within Onitsha and its environs. Mr Kingsley Aja, Manager of EEDC Onitsha Business Unit, told the More...