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DPR: Federal government’s aspiration on LPG consumption is achievable

DPR: Federal government’s aspiration on LPG consumption is achievable

The Department of Petroleum Resources has called for improved awareness on the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to boost its consumption in line with Federal Government’s aspirations. Asuquo Antai, the Operations Controller, DPR, Warri Zonal Office, made the call on Friday at the 2018 DPR/LPG Marketers Stakeholders Forum in Warri, Delta, with the theme: “Stakeholders… READ MORE

‘In economic arguments on pollution, it is important to consider the health cost which too is huge’

‘In economic arguments on pollution, it is important to consider the health cost which too is huge’

Research and findings show that India is choking under heavy air pollution. The Global Carbon budget ranks the country the fourth highest emitter of carbon dioxide, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) attributes one in eight deaths in India to air pollution and the World Health Organization (WHO) blames pollution for killing the highest number… READ MORE

NNPC is exploring new funding options for oil and  operators

NNPC is exploring new funding options for oil and operators

Nigeria’s state-owned oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC) is seeking new funding options that will enable operators in the country’s oil and gas industry to increase exploration to 40 billion barrels reserves and 3 million barrels a day production by 2020. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru said the operators have been… READ MORE

Buhari to attend  change conference in Poland

Buhari to attend change conference in Poland

President Buhari departs Abuja Saturday for Katowice, Poland, to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) December 2-4, 2018.The COP24 Summit, which will be held at the International Conference Center (MCK) and the adjacent Spodek Arena in Katowice, is being convened under… READ MORE

Seplat CEO calls for effective utilization of Nigeria’s gas resources

Seplat CEO calls for effective utilization of Nigeria’s gas resources

The Chief Executive Officer, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Mr Austin Avuru, in his keynote speech at the on-going annual conference and exhibition of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists in Lagos noted that the country must effectively utilize its gas resources if it is to achieve sustainable economic growth. Avuru said, “With prices going… READ MORE

Transition from firewood to gas to generate N10 billion revenue by 2019 – NLPGA

Transition from firewood to gas to generate N10 billion revenue by 2019 – NLPGA

  Over $10billion will be generated for the economy from the switch of 50 per cent kerosene and firewood users by 2019, according to the Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA). The group added that an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 jobs would also be created in the LPG value chain within the next two years with… READ MORE

The Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Cooking in Countries

The Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Cooking in Countries

To reduce household air pollution, improve health outcomes, save nonrenewable biomass, and support local economic development, developing countries are seeking to increase the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a clean cooking solution. In the absence of targeted subsidies, LPG will not be the solution for the world’s poorest people. But many developing countries,… READ MORE

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