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Costs of Nigeria’s oil & gas projects higher than other countries by 100% – Oil firms

Costs of Nigeria’s oil & gas projects higher than other countries by 100% – Oil firms

A report prepared by the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has shown the existence of a Nigeria-specific cost premium for the petroleum sector, with operating costs and projects costs significantly higher than in other countries by as much as 100%, The oil and gas producers stated that they… READ MORE

Despite Cap Agreement Exemption, Nigeria Still Under OPEC Pressure

Despite Cap Agreement Exemption, Nigeria Still Under OPEC Pressure

After voluntarily agreeing to participate in the decision of OPEC and its non-members to cap oil production levels to stabilise price, Nigeria reaffirms commitment to the agreement in the face of fresh pressure. Chineme Okafor writes After a December 2016 meeting in which Nigeria participated actively, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and 11 non-OPEC… READ MORE

Nigeria: Oil Price Hits $54.25 P/B As Opec Predicts High Demand, Market Stability

Nigeria: Oil Price Hits $54.25 P/B As Opec Predicts High Demand, Market Stability

The price of crude oil has stabilised at $54.25 as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, predicted increased stability of the market, yesterday. The price, which was also over $54 per barrel the previous day was said to have stabilised at that level because of the near balance of demand and supply in the… READ MORE

Vandals doing harm to economy, NNPC cries out

Vandals doing harm to economy, NNPC cries out

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act which, according to him, is not only harmful to the environment, but equally hazardous to the pipeline vandals and the economy. Speaking while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian Environmental… READ MORE