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Dangote expects Nigeria refinery to be operational in Q3, paper reports
Dangote expects Nigeria refinery to be operational in Q3, paper reports

Aliko Dangote expects his oil refinery project in Lagos to begin production by the end of the third quarter and reach full capacity by early 2023...

By MacDonald Dzirutwe 3 days ago

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Nigeria shuts 504MW power plant after gas line vandalised

TotalEnergies has declared force majeure on a gas line that was vandalised, leading to Nigeria shutting a gas power plant...

11 Jan 2022

Shell declares force majeure on Nigerian Forcados crude
Shell declares force majeure on Nigerian Forcados crude

Royal Dutch Shell's Nigerian subsidiary SPDC has declared force majeure on exports of Nigerian Forcados crude oil after the obstruction of a tanker path by a malfunctioning barge...

By Fikayo Owoeye 23 Dec 2021

People enjoy the water while container ships park near the El Ain El Sokhna port before entering the Suez Canal, Egypt, 25 September 2020. Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Suez Canal Economic Zone signs $2.6bn methanol plant contract

Egypt's Suez Canal Economic Zone on Tuesday signed a $2.6bn contract to build a methanol plant at Egypt's Ain Sokhna port and industrial complex, it said in a statement...

By Nayera Abdallah 22 Dec 2021

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PR companies' role in US climate change politics highlighted

The Role of Public Relations Firms in Climate Change Politics, a new peer-reviewed study published today in Climatic Change argues that public relations (PR) firms are a major force in US climate change obstruction, influencing public perception of...

3 Dec 2021

DLA Piper releases Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report
DLA Piper releases Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report

The Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report, recently published by DLA Piper Africa, entails an in-depth look at where the continent stands in...

3 Dec 2021

Nigeria's president says Aiteo oil spill will be 'speedily addressed'
Nigeria's president says Aiteo oil spill will be 'speedily addressed'

An oil spill in Nigeria's Delta region that has been spewing for more than two weeks will be "speedily addressed," President Muhammadu Buhari said...

By Felix Onuah 25 Nov 2021

Africans call on global community to honour commitment to 'just, inclusive' energy transition
Africans call on global community to honour commitment to 'just, inclusive' energy transition

When nearly 200 government and business leaders from around the globe signed the Paris Agreement in December 2015, they did more than...

By NJ Ayuk 25 Oct 2021

Resilience the key to unlocking successful independent power projects in Nigeria
Resilience the key to unlocking successful independent power projects in Nigeria

The successful completion of the Azura Edo 450MW gas-fired power project in 2016 was hailed at the time as setting the blueprint for future...

By Nicolas Mathon 11 Oct 2021

Nigeria foresees 2022 oil production at 1.88 million bpd, GDP growth of 4.2%
Nigeria foresees 2022 oil production at 1.88 million bpd, GDP growth of 4.2%

The Nigerian government expects the country to produce 1.88 million barrels per day of crude oil in 2022 and will use a benchmark oil price of $57 per barrel...

By Camillus Eboh 23 Sep 2021

Nigeria's Dangote in talks with traders for oil refinery loan
Nigeria's Dangote in talks with traders for oil refinery loan

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is in talks with some of the world's biggest oil traders to help finance his mega refinery project...

By Libby George, Julia Payne and Dmitry Zhdannikov 16 Sep 2021

Use of leaded petrol eliminated in 'milestone' for health and environment, UN says

Leaded petrol has been eliminated after the world's last remaining stocks were used up last month, the UN's Environment Programme (Unep) said on Monday, 30 August...

By Emma Rumney 31 Aug 2021

A woman walks over pipelines crisscrossing Ogoniland in Rivers State, Nigeria September 18, 2020. Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde//File Photo
Nigerian lawmakers pass historic oil overhaul bill

Both chambers of Nigeria's parliament have passed a bill that overhauls nearly every aspect of the country's oil and gas production, putting a project that has been in the works for two decades one step closer to presidential sign-off...

By Libby George & Camillus Eboh 2 Jul 2021

Young Angolans protest for bettter living conditions in the capital Luanda in 2020. EFE-EPA
Why being endowed with oil is not always a boon: the case of Nigeria and Angola

In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing...

By Ross Harvey 18 Feb 2021



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