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British Police Investigating Shell And ENI Over Nigerian Oil Block Deal
Thu Jul, 25 2013
British police are investigating a money-laundering allegation related to a big oil field bought by Shell and ENI from Nigeria for $1.3 billion (€984 million), after most of the cash they paid ended up in a company linked to a former Nigerian oil minister.
Wildcat International Holds Strategic Roundtable for The Oil & Gas Year Kurdistan Region of Iraq 2013
Thu May, 02 2013
April 29, 2013, ISTANBUL – The Oil & Gas Year, in partnership with the Kurdistan Regional Government, Ministry of Natural Resources and sponsored by Genel Energy, WesternZagros and Talisman Energy, conducted its third strategic roundtable for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in Istanbul on April 26, 2013. The event was held under the patronage of Dr. Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Natural Resources of the Kurdistanof the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Oil Probe: Ribadu’s Report And Its Half Truths
Mon Nov, 05 2012
In his desperate attempt to convince or rather deceive Nigerians of government’s good intentions in the January withdrawal of subsidy on petroleum products and the subsequent corruption scandals that followed, President Goodluck Jonathan through his minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Allison Madueke appointed someone with “credibility” to head a probe on financial transactions in the nation’s oil and gas sector from 2002-2012. To the President, if a an anti-corruption “czar” like Ribadu can
Shell Shuts Major Oil Pipeline In Nigeria
Sun Sep, 30 2012
Shell‘s Nigerian unit shut its Bonny oil pipeline and deferred 150,000 barrels per day of production on Sunday after oil thieves caused a fire, the company said.
Onshore/Offshore Dichotomy: AGF Is Stupid – Ango Abdullahi Blows Hot
Sun Sep, 23 2012
In this interview with Prof. Ango Abdullahi during the inauguration of the Constitution Review Committee of the Northern Elders Forum at the Gombe Jewel Hotel, Abuja, touched on many national issues particularly as they affect the northern region. He spoke to Tony Abrahams
The Real Reason Behind Oil Price Rises - An Interview with James Hamilton
Fri Aug, 31 2012
Nowadays the energy picture is confusing at best as the more information we are shown the more blurred our vision seems to become. Mixed messages, poor reporting and a media hungry to sensationalize anything it thinks can grab a headline have led to many wondering what the true energy situation is. We hear numerous reports on how the shale revolution will transform the energy sector, why alternatives are just around the corner, why advances in oilfield extraction techniques and new finds will he
Shell Nigeria spill 60 times worse than said -Amnesty
Mon Apr, 23 2012
LAGOS, April 23 (Reuters) - An oil spill in Nigeria for which Royal Dutch Shell is being sued for tens of millions of dollars in a London court was at least 60 times worse than it announced, a report by Amnesty International said on Monday, citing research it commissioned.
Chevron Rig Catches Fire Off Nigeria's Delta
Mon Jan, 16 2012
Chevron Corp. says an offshore rig being run for its subsidiary near Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta has caught fire and officials are still trying to account for all the workers there.
Fuel Imports from Niger: Jonathan And This Embarrassing Situation
Fri Sep, 02 2011
It has been said severally that from obvious indications, President Goodluck Jonathan has been completely imprisoned by the false intention of making fuel available to the Nigerian populace and regrettably, this disposition is what the manipulators needed to defraud not only our leader but the led.
Nigeria To Import Fuel From Tiny Neighbor, Niger Republic
Wed Aug, 10 2011
Government of Niger Republic would begin exportation of refined petroleum products to Nigeria by the end of this year, the country’s leader, President Mahamadou Issoufou, has said.
$5.3m Transfer: EFCC Beams Searchlight On Bank, Oil Firm
Wed May, 25 2011
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has launched an investigation into how a suspicious $5.3m wire transfer found its way into the account of an oil firm in the country. The firm, Facegood Oil and Gas Company is domiciled in an unnamed new generation bank.
MEND Claims Agip Oil Attak
Wed Mar, 16 2011
Nigeria’s man militant group, The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND has laimed an oilfiled attak that destroyed a flow station in Bayelsa State.
Capping Carbon and Methane Emissions In Nigeria
Sat Mar, 05 2011
Recent anomaly in weather condition around the world suggests that global warming effect is felt. Global warming can be described as increase in the average temperature on the Earth surface; this maybe due to presence of more heat trapping gases around the Earth atmosphere. Human approach to mitigate global warming effect is cutting and capping emissions of heat trapping gases. Cutting emissions by promoting use of materials that produces little or no emission and capping emissions by planting &
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