Apr 14th, 2014
Written by: Abdulkadir Abiikar Abdulkadir Abiikar Hussein is a blogger interested in writing about Somali hydrocarbon (oil and gas), mineral and water resources. In addition, Mr. Hussein practised geo-engineering in various capacities from foundation, site engineering, aggregates and quarries, geo-ma...
May 25th, 2012
Since the demise of Biafra after the civil war in Nigeria, efforts have been made to obliterate the bane from the map and the preferred name of that part of the Atlantic Ocean is the Gulf of Guinea. However, another war has been raging here and continues unabated. It is an ecological war. Internation...
Jan 27th, 2012
A U.S. citizen kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta has been freed after a week in captivity, the U.S. Embassy said Friday. U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Deb MacLean told The Associated Press that the man had been released after being kidnapped in Warri in Delta state on Jan. 20....
Jan 17th, 2012
Lagos – An offshore rig exploring possible oil and gas fields off Nigeria’s coast for Chevron Corporation caught fire on Monday, and the oil company said officials were still trying to account for all those working there. Chevron said two workers were missing and 152 others found, but gav...
Mar 24th, 2011
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday unveiled an ambitious $10 billion plan to harness the country’s vast gas reserves and develop a petrochemical and fertiliser industry, weeks before elections. Jonathan hopes his “gas revolution” will indirectly create up to 500,000 jo...
Dec 18th, 2010
LAGOS — Militants on Saturday claimed to have attacked three pipelines operated by the US oil giant Chevron and Italian firm Agip in Nigeria’s oil hub. The Niger Delta Liberation Force (NDLF) said it staged the attacks on Friday in the key oil producing state of Delta. “NDLF has carried o...