Tag Archives: oil exploration

Security delays oil exploration in Chad basin – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has blamed security challenges for the non-commencement of oil exploration in the Chad Basin. The General Manager, Frontier Exploration Services of NNPC, Mazadu Bako, stated this at the 50th anniversary celebration of Geology Department, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. The golden jubilee was marked in honour of the pioneer Head of the Geology Department, ...

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Four states to partner with FG on oil exploration

Governors of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Katsina states say they are willing to partner with the Federal Government to facilitate the exploration of both ethanol and hydrocarbon resources in the Sokoto Basin.  The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said this, adding that his administration would support the Federal Government in ensuring the success of the exploration activities in the Sokoto ...

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SINOPEC wins oil exploration contract in Nigeria

China is getting more business contracts in Nigeria and another addition to the list is the recent oil exploration deal for two years that will be handled by Shengli Petroleum Engineering — a part of the China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec. Interestingly, the Chinese oil and gas company, based in Beijing, is listed in Hong Kong and also ...

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