The number of casualties after an oil product pipeline explosion in Nigeria has reached 200 as people from local communities have gathered to protest the negligence of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation which, they allege to be the reason for the explosion. The pipeline exploded after it caught fire near the Aba Depot last week.
Nigeria has unexplored 28 billion barrels of oil reserves located in the offshore area, Chief Operating Officer, Upstream, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Bello Rabiu, has said. According to him, this underscores the need to focus and encourage investment in the country’s upstream sector of the oil and gas industry. Speaking during a panel
Nigerian National Petroleum Corperation (NPP) has called on its partners in the oil exploration exercise to speed up the search for the oil in all marked reserve areas, with immediate effect. This follows a directive from Nigeria Minister of Petroleum resources Diezani Alison-Madueke in which he asked the cooperation not to “leave any stone unturned” in