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  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s national oil company NNPC has lifted the ban on 113 tankers imposed in July, according to a letter released by the corporation on September 8th, Reuters reports. According to the NNPC letter, also seen by Platts, the president had approved the consideration of all incoming ships into the Nigerian waters “subject to receipt of a Letter of Comfort […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Nigerian Ports Authority is set to play host to a two-day course with the theme “Protecting Nigerian’s Seaports’’. Slated for 6th and 7th March, 2013 the course is designed to provide the Nigerian Maritime Community with the needed information to protect on-shore, and subsea facilities from potential terrorist and criminal threats. This inaugural course […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Shell’s deep-water subsidiary in Nigeria, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) has started oil production from the first well at the Bonga North West deep-water development off the Nigerian coast on Tuesday 5 August 2014. “This is an excellent addition to our deep-water portfolio, a key growth theme for Shell’s world-wide upstream business,” said […]

  • 25 July 2007

    Total today announced that its operating subsidiary in Nigeria, Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited (EPNL), has signed an agreement with Nigeria’s Conoil Producing Limited to acquire a 40% interest in offshore Oil Mining Lease (OML) 136. Conoil, the most important indigenous Nigerian petroleum company, holds the remaining 60% stake.

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s national oil company NNPC has lifted the ban on 113 tankers imposed in July, according to a letter released by the corporation on September 8th, Reuters reports. According to the NNPC letter, also seen by Platts, the president had approved the consideration of all incoming ships into the Nigerian waters “subject to receipt of a Letter of Comfort […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    GE Oil & Gas has completed the first refurbishment of subsea production trees at its service base in Onne, Nigeria. The milestone was achieved under a contract awarded by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo.). The GE team of Nigerian engineers dis-assembled the subsea trees to component parts before repairing and rebuilding them in accordance with customer requirements. The refurbishment […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Shell’s deep-water subsidiary in Nigeria, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) started oil production from the first well at the Bonga North West deep-water development off the Nigerian coast on Tuesday 5 August 2014. “This is an excellent addition to our deep-water portfolio – a key growth theme for Shell’s world-wide upstream business,” […]

  • 30 March 2015

    French oil company Total has sold its share in onshore Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 in Nigeria to Aiteo Eastern E&P, a Nigerian company, for $569 million. Together with the recently completed divestments of OML 24 and OML 18, Total’s share of sale proceeds from these three onshore Nigerian blocks amounts to over $1 billion. […]

  • 6 July 2016

    Nigerian government officials and representatives from the country’s oil and gas sector have joined forces in Lagos on OPITO’s one-day seminar to discuss how to make the country’s energy sector a safer place to work. Over 70 attendees heard from speakers including Onyebuchi Sibeudu, head of safety and environment at the Nigerian government’s Department of […]

  • 25 June 2010

    Total announces that its subsidiary, Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Ltd, in association with Conoil Producing Limited, has discovered hydrocarbons in the central portion of the Oil Mining Lease OML 136, offshore Western Nigeria. The Agge-3B.T1 well aimed at exploring an undrilled compartment of the Agge structure. It was located in a water depth of […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Infrastructure

    Total’s Egina, one of the world’s largest FPSOs, has arrived in Nigeria after a long journey from South Korea.

  • 31 August 2015

    Shell informed of a reduction of gas supplies to Nigeria LNG export facility as a major oil pipeline was shut due to a leak and theft.

  • 30 January 2018
    Project & Tenders

    French oil company Total is reportedly preparing to make a Final Investment Decision for its Ikike field development offshore Nigeria.

  • 8 May 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard and the Nigerian Navy held a ceremony Wednesday in North Charleston to officially sign the decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin over to the Nigerian Navy. The Gallatin was offered to Nigeria April 24, 2013, through the Foreign Assistance Act (FSA), and was decommissioned from Coast Guard service March 31, 2014. […]

  • 13 March 2019

    Pirates armed with machine guns attacked an offshore support vessel offshore Nigeria last Saturday, kidnapped five men and escaped. A Nigerian navy guard was killed in the attack. 

  • 28 February 2008

    Total announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited (EPNL) has obtained the required approvals from the Nigerian government and co-venturers to begin developing the offshore Usan field, which it operates. Co-venturers in the Usan development include Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited (20%, operator), Chevron Petroleum Nigeria Ltd (30%), Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Offshore […]

  • 30 December 2019

    Nigeria LNG has made the final investment decision (FID) for its Train 7 project, which will increase the NLNG facility’s production capacity by 35 percent.

  • 24 June 2019

    Switzerland requested an international court to order the release of a tanker and its crew detained in Nigeria.

  • 27 August 2018
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Total’s Egina FPSO has sailed away from the fabrication & integration yard in Lagos to its final location offshore Nigeria. 

  • 2 July 2013

    Nigeria LNG said it had declared force majeure on its exports of LNG as a blockade by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over a tax dispute entered its second week. “Following the blockade by NIMASA, we’ve had to declare Force Majeure,” Reuters cited NLNG’s spokesman Anne Marie Palmer-Ikuku as saying. On Friday 21st […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has been named the Nigerian Oil and Gas (NOG) Company of the Year, at the just concluded Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference/Exhibition (NOG) in Abuja. According to CWC, organisers of the conference, NLNG emerged the company of the year, “For ensuring that Nigeria has significant presence in the export market since […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Shell has announced the start-up of production from the Bonga Phase 3 project, offshore Nigeria.  Andrew Brown, Shell’s Upstream International Director, said: “This new start up is another important milestone for Bonga, adding valuable new production to this major facility.” Bonga Phase 3 is an expansion of the Bonga Main development, with peak production expected […]