Petrolex sponsors 2018 Nigerian Oil & Gas Confab

By Olamilekan FAWAS A front line integrated energy company, Petrolex, featured as a sponsor in this year’s Nigerian Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition taking place from July 2 to July 5, 2018 at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja, with the theme: “Driving Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Industry Towards Sustained Economic Development and Growth.” According to a statement by the firm’s Media Relations Executive, Wale Ewedemi, over 700 industry professionals will gather, including many key stakeholders from both the public and private sectors. Expected dignitaries include the Secretary-General…

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Marketers urge NNPC to resolve loading challenge at Ejigbo depot

By Thompson ABISOLA Petroleum marketers on Thursday called on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to address the loading challenge at the Ejigbo depot to avert fuel scarcity in Lagos and environs. The Chairman, Petroleum Tankers Driver, Ejigbo Branch, Alhaji Akanni Moruf, said  the truck drivers had to vacate the depot when it became obvious that pumping of petroleum products was not likely. He said: “The disruption to loading has affected us greatly because we are being paid on service rendered. Now that the depot is shutdown, most of us…

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IPMAN urges FG to increase supply of kerosene

By Meletus EZE The Independent Petroleum Marketers of Nigeria (IPMAN) has called for increased supply of Kerosene in the country. The Chairman of IPMAN, Enugu Depot, Chief Ikechukwu Nwankwo, made the call in Awka, Anambra State. Nwankwo decried the fact that marketers have not been able to source the product from the NNPC depots while it is exorbitant at the private depots where it is available. Nwankwo, however, lauded the Federal Government for the normalcy it has brought to the supply and distribution of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and called…

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Kachikwu calls for sustainability of West African gas pipeline project

By Thompson ABISOLA The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has called for sustainability of the West African Gas Pipeline Project (WAGP) to increase supply of gas to West African countries and boost power supply. Kachikwu made the call at the 17th meeting of Committee of Ministers of West African Gas Pipeline Authority (WAGPA) in Tuesday. TBI Africa reports that WAGPA is an international institution established by the Treaty on the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) Project. The project was signed by the Heads of States of…

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