NIGERIA: Firms partner to invest in compressed gas project

Powergas Nigeria, a domestic Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Distribution Company and European Technologies for Africa (ETEFA)- an Austrian green technology company, are investing in the development of CNG as an alternate fuel for mass-transit and haulage sector in the country. To commence the pilot project of employing “One City Bus and One Truck” initiative, the

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Nigeria still depends on IOCs to ascertain oil export – NNRC

The Federal Government still depends on International Oil Companies, IOCs, to know the exact volume of oil and gas exported to the global market. Chairman, Experts Advisory Panel, Nigeria Natural Resource Charter, NNRC, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, who made this known at a workshop to consider outstanding remediation issues on Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,

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Kenya’s oil ambitions receive boost

Kenya’s oil ambitions received a boost after the government reached a revenue-sharing deal with the Turkana local government and community where the lucrative oilfields are located. But the road to first oil and sustained production remains fraught with political uncertainty and volatility as some within the local community still remain unconvinced. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Poverty, pirates, protest: Locals seize Nigeria oil hub

Despite the enormous natural riches that pass them by, locals say they have not shared in the explosion of wealth that black gold has brought to Nigeria. ENVIRONMENT The people of Belema village can only be reached after a three-hour journey aboard a rickety makeshift speedboat from the nearest major town. For 37 years their

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Justice Ogoola warns government against excluding communities during the construction of the oil pipeline

Retired former principle judge of the High Court, Justice James Ogoola, has warned  government against excluding communities in the oil region during the implementation of the East Africa Crude oil project. “In this day and age, we need not to repeat past mistakes. We must beget a humane and balanced transformation. Any development that excludes

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Contractors position for huge infrastructural projects as Uganda’s oil and gas industry takes shape

Over 585 kilometers of roads in the oil regions have been earmarked for upgrading by government in the next 3 years. According to the National Infrastructure Development Programme by the Uganda National Roads (UNRA) presented recently during the 5TH Certified Public Accountants Forum. It was organised by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

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Tullow Oil announces 2017 half year results

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow), the independent oil and gas exploration and production group, which is also one of the leading companies on the exploration of Uganda’s oil sector, has today announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2017. According to Paul Mcdade, the Chief Executive Officer, “Despite the continued challenging market conditions,

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