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Why FG Can’t Regulate Price Of Cooking Gas

BY YAHAYA UMAR Federal Government says it is difficult to bring the price of cooking gas down as the product is not subsidised by the government and its price is determined by international market forces. The Minister of State for

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FG Prioritizes Investments In Gas Pipelines For Local Consumption

Charles Ebi  The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said a significant network of additional gas pipelines remains a priority for the government as it thinks of strategies to make gas available and affordable for power generation

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FG Sets Up Committee On Alternative Fuel

The Federal Government has inaugurated an Autogas and Natural Gas Vehicles Committee with the aim to drive the adoption of gas as an alternative fuel for vehicles in Nigeria. It was learnt on Thursday that autogas vehicles would be powered

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NUPENG/PENGASSAN Kick Over Plans By NNPC To Sacked 850 Refinery Workers

Cyril Ogar The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Monday alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) sacked 850 contract workers. The unions, in a joint statement made available to AljazirahNigeria,

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Subsidy Removal: Oil And Gas Stakeholders Advocate For Rule-based System

opposes current discretionary approach By Cyril Ogar  An oil and gas webinar has advocated a rule-based system as opposed to the current discretionary approach by Nigerian authorities saying that the development would give investors certainty, apart from ensuring investor friendly

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FG Discovers 1bn Barrels Of Crude Oil In North East

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya Federal government has revealed that it discovered about one billion barrels of crude oil in North East part of the country. This expose was made public Wednesday by Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, at a

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Buhari Assures Investors Of Safety In Nigeria

Cyril Ogar  President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured international investors that their investments in Nigeria are safe. Buhari gave the assurance at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja, on Monday. The summit which is the 3rd edition has

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Nigeria Meets 100% OPEC Target Agreement – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria has met the 100 per cent target agreement entered into by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 Non-OPEC Member States. Mr Sylva said this in a

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There Is Nobody Who Doesn’t Want To Invest In Nigeria, Says Exxonmobil Nigeria Boss

Press Release The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva today, received the Chairman and Managing Director of ExxonMobil in Nigeria, Mr Paul McGrath who also doubles as the Chairman of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) of

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Timipre Sylva Assumes Duty As Minister Of State For Petroleum

…As NNPC, Others Welcome Him The newly appointed Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has assumed duties with a pledge to reposition and chart a way forward for the Nigerian petroleum sector. A press release Wednesday by

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