Niger Delta

  • Shell Nigeria to Invest in Niger Delta

    Shell Nigeria to Invest in Niger Delta

    Wednesday, 21st June 2017
    Shell Nigeria is considering whether to invest in a gas project in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub.
  • Nigeria Destroys 13 Illegal Oil Refineries

    Nigeria Destroys 13 Illegal Oil Refineries

    Tuesday, 18th April 2017
    Nigeria's military stated that it had destroyed 13 illegal refineries in the restive Niger Delta oil hub. Earlier April, the federal government announced its plan to legalize the illegal refineries aiming to restore peace in the Delta.
  • Nigeria to Legalize Illegal Oil Refineries

    Nigeria to Legalize Illegal Oil Refineries

    Sunday, 9th April 2017
    The decision aims to bring peace to the Niger Delta region and came after growing demands made by community leaders.
  • Nigeria’s IOCs Relocate to Niger Delta

    Nigeria’s IOCs Relocate to Niger Delta

    Monday, 6th March 2017
    Nigerian’s acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the relocation of all International oil companies head offices in the country to the Niger Delta.
  • Nigeria’s Government Unveils $20b Gas Plan

    Nigeria’s Government Unveils $20b Gas Plan

    Tuesday, 28th February 2017
    Yemi Osinbajo, has unveiled a public-private partnership industrial plan valued at $20b for development of gas based industries in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region.
  • Nigeria’s Communities Demand 50% of Oil Blocs

    Nigeria’s Communities Demand 50% of Oil Blocs

    Sunday, 12th February 2017
    Host Communities of Nigeria Oil and Gas Producing areas (HOSTCOM) asked for the approval of the Nigerian Federal Government to give 50% of oil blocs in the Niger Delta region to oil and gas bearing communities.
  • Kachikwu: Nigeria to Produce 3mb/d of Crude

    Kachikwu: Nigeria to Produce 3mb/d of Crude

    Wednesday, 1st February 2017
    Nigeria's Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said that the country is capable of producing 3mb/d of crude from the Niger Delta region.
  • NNPC to Explore in Gongola Basin

    NNPC to Explore in Gongola Basin

    Sunday, 8th January 2017
    NNPC announced it had commenced exploration activities in the Gongola Basin as part of its efforts to further expand the nation’s oil resource base.
  • Militants Announce A Ceasefire in Niger Delta

    Militants Announce A Ceasefire in Niger Delta

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
    All freedom fighting militant groups in the Niger Delta announced a ceasefire and continued to embrace peace after seven months of turmoil due to hostile threat's towards Nigerian oil and gas infrastructures.
  • Transcorp Suspends Plans to Construct $1B Power Plant

    Transcorp Suspends Plans to Construct $1B Power Plant

    Sunday, 7th August 2016
    Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc has decided to postpone plans to construct one of Nigeria’s biggest power plants