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Nigeria, Morocco Sign Two New Business Agreements

Nigeria and Morocco have strengthened their business relationship by signing two agreements in Rabat on Monday. The first was the Joint Initiative on the Morocco...

NNPC to resume oil prospecting in Lake Chad

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume oil prospecting in the Lake Chad Basin of Borno state. The Group Managing Director of...

Africa can be a leader in renewable energy – Bill McKibben

Mr Bill McKibben, Co-Founder of 350.org, says African countries could be great leaders in the use of renewable energy sources globally if they committed...

Shell to Invest $25bn in Nigeria, Others

Royal Dutch Shell has announced it will invest an estimated $25 billion this year in all its oil and gas operation across the world,...

Ghanaian Energy Minister woos oil investors

Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko has engaged numerous major oil companies to consider investing in Ghana’s oil and petroleum sector as he led a delegation...

Brent crude closes at 2017 low, erases gains since OPEC’s cuts

Brent crude oil on Tuesday closed at its lowest level this year, erasing all of the gains since OPEC started to cut production, after...

House Probes N11bn Missing NNPC Products

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a motion mandating the Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to investigate the disappearance of N11 billion worth of...

PIB may be considered in May, 2017

Almost two decades after the Federal Government made its first attempt to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), the Senate will on the 16...

Halliburton gains from surge in North America drilling

Halliburton Co (HAL.N) reported quarterly profit and revenue that edged past analysts' estimates as a surge in drilling activity in North America pushed up...

Battle To Recover $15b Gas Sales Dividends Begins

Detectives are probing the whereabouts of $15.8 billion Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited dividends, The Nation learnt at the weekend. Under investigation by the...

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