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Osinbajo calls for greater cooperation among African countries in oil sector

The Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, called for greater co-operation among oil-producing African countries. Osinbajo made the call in his speech at the closing ceremony of the maiden edition of the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit in Abuja. “It is clear that Africa must increasingly look within for solutions to resolve the challenges that impede the growth of industry ...

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FG commends Total’s $16bn Egina project, urges more investment from IOCs

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday, commended the management of Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. (TUPNI), for its 16 billion dollars (N5.76 trillion) Egina project in Nigeria. Kachikwu gave the commendation during his visit to the 3.3 billion dollar Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel at the LADOL yard in Lagos. The minister called for more ...

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Tambuwal seeks partners, foreign funds on oil exploration in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said that his administration will support the Federal Government in ensuring success of exploration activities in the Sokoto Basin. According to him, the Governors of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Katsina states are willing to partner with relevant agencies to facilitate the exploration of both ethanol and hydrocarbon resources in the basin. He stated this on ...

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