‘Substantial scope’ to increase global renewable energy ambitions – IRENA

Countries have an opportunity to significantly increase renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and to accelerate its deployment in line with climate...

HOSTCON urges FG to release N98b penalty for gas flaring

The Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCON), have called on the federal government to release the N98 billion gas flaring penalty...

FG to launch 1st African sovereign green bond for renewables in Dec – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government (FG) will launch the first African Sovereign Green Bond in December 2017, to finance renewable energy...

Shell sued in UK over alleged $3.6b compensation to oil spill victims

Oil spill victims under the aegis of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard (OSPIVV) have initiated a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Shell Nigeria Exploration...

Oldang introduces solar-powered “Keke” tricycles into Nigerian market

The tax waiver policy for manufacturers of renewable energy components got its first beneficiary yesterday when an indigenous company flagged off the sales of...

FG to introduce solar-powered “Keke” tricycles soon – Amaechi

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it would introduce solar-powered tricycles, popularly known as Keke, in order to gradually phase out petrol engine...

Nigeria’s gas flare rate now at 12 per cent – NNPC

The Gas flare rate in Nigeria stands at 12.00 per cent, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Monthly Financial and Operations Report for August...

Pan Ocean’s gas flare reduction project registered under Kyoto Protocol

The country's quest to ensure effective gas utilisation received a major boost with the announcement that the gas utilisation project at the Ovade-Ogharafe oil...

400 indigenous workers deployed as Shell begins Bodo oil spill cleanup

Over 400 indigenous workers have been deployed on site, as Shell begins the cleanup of Bodo community in Ogoni Land, The Guardian reports. An Ambassador...

Rainoil MD says Nigeria unlikely to cut fuel sulphur levels anytime soon

The head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the Platts refining conference in Brussels that Nigeria’s efforts to cut sulphur levels in its...

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