Stopping gas flaring will boost Nigeria’s revenue – NNPC boss

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it has put in place measures and facilities to curb gas flaring preparatory to the...

Nigeria lost N523bn to gas-flaring over two years – NNPC, DPR reports

Data from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shown that the Federal Government has lost N523 billion...

Trump’s abandonment of Paris Climate Agreement detrimental to Africa – Experts

Environmental activists and politicians said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement was going to be “detrimental”...

Senate says Nigeria accounts for 40% of gas flared annually in Africa

The Senate said on Wednesday that Nigeria accounts for over 40 per cent of the gas flared annually across Africa,  which amounts to about...

Oil companies to appear before Senate panel on gas flaring

Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources and the sponsor of Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill 2017, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, has summoned international and...

Nigeria achieves 26% reduction in gas flaring, to exit by 2020

As part of efforts to preserve the environment, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has succeeded in reducing gas flaring in the...

Shell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April – Official

The head of a group helping organise Shell's clean-up efforts in an oil Delta community in Nigeria said on Friday he was hopeful clean-up...

President Buhari ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari in his office on Tuesday signed the Instrument of Ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the State House...

$850m lost to gas flaring in 2015 – DPR official

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that Nigeria, the ninth largest gas producing nation in the world, lost over $850 million to...

Oil spill ravages Jesse, other communities in Delta state

An oil spill is currently ravaging Jesse and other adjourning communities in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, Vanguard reports. President General of...

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