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25.11.2013 South Africa’s CAMAC to Invest $270 Million in Nigeria

CAMAC Energy Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement with the Public Investment Corporation Limited of South Africa for a $270m equity investment to boost its operation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, the Nigerian newspaper Punch reported on November 2

20.11.2013 Nigerian Senate Approves Exploration Plans for North

In a unanimous decision, the Senate on November 19 endorsed a bill seeking to encourage the Federal Government to invest resources in the exploration of petroleum products in the Northern parts of Nigeria, the local newspaper Guardian has reported.
 

19.11.2013 Nigeria’s Transcorp To Begin Oil Production

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, a conglomerate with interests in energy and hospitality has announced plans to produce its first oil next year, the Nigerian paper Leadership reported on November 19.

19.11.2013 Nigeria Oil Production Grows in Third Quarter

The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics said crude oil production increased more than 7 percent from the second quarter to 2.26 million barrels per day, UPI reported on November 18.

07.11.2013 Amnesty International Says Shell’s Claims on Niger Delta Oil Spills False

Shell has manipulated oil spill investigations in Nigeria, with the company’s claims on oil pollution in the region deeply suspect and often untrue, Amnesty International and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) said on November 7.

05.11.2013 Shell May Give up Nigerian Pipeline

A Shell subsidiary in Nigeria said it's considering giving up its stake in a 60-mile oil pipeline in the Niger Delta because of thefts and sabotage, UPI reported on November 4.

30.10.2013 Nigeria Oil Output down Due to Attacks on Pipelines

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is losing 150,000 barrel per day (bpd), the Nigerian newspaper Nation reported on October 30, citing the Group Managing Director (GMD), Andrew Yakubu.

25.10.2013 Benin Finds Oil

Benin says it has discovered 87 million barrels of oil off its coast, a tiny amount compared to neighbouring Nigeria's reserves, but which could boost the small country's economy, AFP reported on October 24.

24.10.2013 New Discovery in Niger Delta

Efforts by the Federal Government to increase crude oil reserves received a boost on October 23, when an indigenous operator in the upstream sub-sector of the Nigerian oil and gas sector, Newcross Petroleum Limited, the operator of OPL 283 (formerly OML56) and its partne

22.10.2013 Shale Gas to Stimulate Competition – Nigerian Government Analyst

The Nigerian newspaper THISDAY on October 21 cited the Director of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and President of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE), Mr.