Sep 16th, 2012
Barely weeks after a looming fuel crisis was averted following a truce between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) vehicular queues have surfaced in some fuel station in Lagos. In stations where the products are sold, motorists were subjected to ...
Sep 5th, 2012
by Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iwealla Contrary to the impression given by some marketers and their agents, the Federal Government has continued to pay marketers whose claims have been duly verified. This is in line with its commitment to encourage honest and professional private sector operators in the subsidy...
Apr 15th, 2012
Lagos – French oil firm Total SA said on Saturday that a natural gas leak at one of its plants in Nigeria’s crude-rich southern delta may have been going on for weeks. The leak at its Obite natural gas site has forced the company to evacuate those nearby and led to daily monitoring of air...
Apr 27th, 2011
Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Wednesday demanding Egypt sever ties with and end gas exports to the Jewish state. Massed on a bridge next to the high-rise building where the embassy is located, they chanted: “the people demand the cancellation of norma...
Apr 23rd, 2011
Egypt on Saturday ordered former energy minister Sameh Fahmy and six other officials to stand trial on charges related to a natural gas deal with Israel, the public prosecutor said. The decision is part of a crackdown on graft during the 30-year rule of deposed President Hosni Mubarak by the governme...