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Propane safety conference focuses on emergency response, crisis communication

Propane safety conference focuses on emergency response, crisis communication

The Propane Education & Research Council’s 2019 National Safety & Trainer’s Conference brought together propane professionals to discuss the latest in propane safety. More than 125 propane trainers, safety managers, attorneys and state officials attended the conference, which took place Jan. 9-10 in San Antonio. Emergency response and crisis communication were this year’s hot topics. Michael Meath,… READ MORE

FG postpones submission deadline for gas bid

FG postpones submission deadline for gas bid

The Nigerian Government has extended the submission date for the first step of the licencing round for uptake of flare gas sites in the country. The submission deadline for Registration and Submission of Statement of Qualification (SOQ) for the Request for Qualification (RfQ), for the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP), was Sunday, January 20,… READ MORE

Price of cooking gas decreased in Dec 2018 – NBS

Price of cooking gas decreased in Dec 2018 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased from N2,084.74 in November 2018, to N2,052.79 in December 2018. The bureau disclosed this on its “Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) Price Watch’’ for December 2018 released on its website on… READ MORE

AFRICAN ENERGY CHAMBER ENDORSES NIGERIA PETROLEUM SUMMIT 2019

AFRICAN ENERGY CHAMBER ENDORSES NIGERIA PETROLEUM SUMMIT 2019

The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) has announced its endorsement of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) (NigeriaPetroleumSummit.com), which will take place at the Abuja International Conference Centre on January 27-30, 2019. The members of this Energy chamber, which include the majority of the international oil companies (IOCs), services companies and many African players will be in… READ MORE

IRENA/ADFD project facility backs West Africa’s renewables drive

IRENA/ADFD project facility backs West Africa’s renewables drive

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced the selection of renewable energy projects in three West African regions to receive funding from the ADFD. Guyana, Liberia and Togo have been selected to receive these funds as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. With ADFD… READ MORE

Ghana could benefit from a third Power Compact – MiDA

Ghana could benefit from a third Power Compact – MiDA

The chief executive officer (CEO) of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Martin Eson-Benjamin recently announced that Ghana has been nominated for a third Power Compact under the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) alongside Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Benin and Niger. Eson-Benjamin underlined that Ghana only stands a good chance of being selected, if the country successfully… READ MORE

Standard Bank urges Brazilian firms to key into Africa’s LNG opportunities

Standard Bank urges Brazilian firms to key into Africa’s LNG opportunities

South Africa’s Standard Bank Group Ltd encouraged Brazilian engineering and construction firms recently to explore African opportunities, such as the world’s largest liquid natural gas projects in Mozambique. While incoming President-elect Jair Bolsonaro says he will focus on relations with advanced economies, Standard Bank is betting on Brazilian companies needing to diversify abroad to recover… READ MORE