Tagged With Nigeria
Petchems Report: Middle East makes most of feedstock advantage
16 November 2023
Industrialisation and urbanization will drive the region’s petchems production as it makes the most of abundant feedstock, while Africa also looks to expand capacity
Nigeria grapples with oil theft surge
13 November 2023
The end of government fuel subsidies has spurred the theft of even more crude to feed the country’s illegal refineries
Nigeria adapts to end of fuel subsidies
6 November 2023
The withdrawal of discounts has already severely impacted domestic product demand and bolstered long-stalled refinery refurbishment projects
Nigerian companies assume growing oil and gas sector role
24 October 2023
Law firm Olaniwun Ajayi grants Petroleum Economist detailed insight into Nigeria’s changing oil and gas landscape
Refinery delays contribute to Abuja’s fuel challenge
21 September 2023
Nigeria’s downstream status quo changed forever with the end of fuel subsidies, but the flagship Dangote refinery has still yet to start operations
Letter from Nigeria: New leader delivers shock therapy
21 August 2023
President Tinubu has already targeted major reforms at the country’s dysfunctional downstream and upstream sectors, as well as overhauling monetary policy
Saharan pipeline projects must seize European opening
5 June 2023
The proposed mega-projects linking Nigeria to the Mediterranean and beyond face significant hurdles, but there are strategies that could help them advance
New president, old problems for Nigeria
15 May 2023
Abuja is still waiting for the Dangote refinery to solve the country’s expensive fuel subsidy problem
Dangote mystery cannot be solved soon enough for Nigeria
16 March 2023
The refinery project is well-advanced but is unlikely to be online in time to help alleviate a forecast gasoline supply squeeze this summer
African LNG growth could come too late to cash in
8 March 2023
Can new capacity come online soon enough to capitalise on elevated prices?
Global LNG analysis report 2023 — Part 1
27 February 2023
Decarbonisation and the war in Ukraine are just two of the factors driving the massive investment in liquefaction and regasification around the world. The first part of this deep-dive analysis looks at developments in Africa
Nigeria heads for crucial elections
20 February 2023
The country’s next president faces an uphill battle to revive the struggling oil and gas sector
African gas flaring offers opportunities and challenges
20 February 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa is chronically starved of energy, and yet the region flares disproportionate volumes of gas every year
Nigeria’s Dangote refinery startup in doubt
21 October 2022
The market is growing increasingly pessimistic about the potential timeline for the ‘game-changing’ West African refinery project
Subsidies push Nigeria to the brink
21 September 2022
Controversial payments have turned high oil prices into a curse
Is floating LNG coming of age in Africa?
11 August 2022
Offshore liquefaction projects seem well-suited for the continent’s upstream
Revived Sahara pipeline still faces hurdles
5 August 2022
Nigeria, Niger and Algeria are committed to the $13bn gas connection, but financial and security obstacles will be hard to overcome
Nigeria upgrades oil export infrastructure
1 August 2022
The much-delayed alternative to the Trans Forcados route has finally started commissioning
TotalEnergies starts production at new Nigerian field
25 July 2022
Ikike indicates IOCs are still willing and able to develop the right projects in Nigeria’s upstream
Nigerian independent poised to expand
22 July 2022
ADM Energy has a pipeline of possible deals, says CEO Osa Okhomina
NNPC becomes limited company
21 July 2022
Reforms to the NOC come at a crucial time for Nigeria’s upstream
Afreximbank backs Nigerian-owned FLNG project
15 July 2022
Bank has made a preliminary agreement to help fund scheme
Licensing round July update
14 July 2022
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Nigerian partner sees Aje field progress
23 June 2022
ADM Energy expects a significant boost to output once Petronor finalises its stake purchase
Africa's upstream to feel transition squeeze
21 June 2022
The continent’s oil production will decline in the 2020s while gas production will increase before starting to slip, according to the IEA
Can sub-Saharan Africa help fill the EU’s gas gap?
31 May 2022
Africa has potential to expand LNG exports, but its additional contribution is likely to remain limited
Dangote on track for Q4 commissioning
22 April 2022
Previous updates on Africa’s largest refinery had been no more specific than sometime in 2022
Niger sets out upstream ambitions
12 April 2022
The country expects to ramp up crude production and exports next year with the completion of its export pipeline via Benin
Seplat denies ExxonMobil deal under threat
17 March 2022
Acquisition of US major’s assets still on track, says Nigerian independent
Nigeria and Angola struggle to reverse quota failures
7 February 2022
The inability of Opec+ to meet its increased production target is due in part to significant shortfalls from the two African suppliers
NNPC seeks funds, eyes upstream expansion
4 February 2022
The Nigerian state oil firm is seeking to raise billions as it attempts to become a commercial entity and as IOCs look to divest assets in the country
Nigeria poised for refining renaissance
20 December 2021
The country is set to end a lengthy period in the doldrums with the launch of several small facilities
Letter from Africa: West African deepwater developers face FPSO choice
2 November 2021
Decision may prove critical to the viability of the next tranche of regional projects
Nigerian domestic gas plans advance
29 October 2021
The Anoh plant is due to come online in H1 2022
Nigerian reforms leave lingering doubts
16 September 2021
Questions remain over some specifics of the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill and whether the reforms will be enough to jumpstart the country’s stalled upstream
LNG projects aim to shrug off challenging year
31 August 2021
Progress has been slow on both the liquefaction and regasification sides over the past 12 months, but numerous new developments are planned
Africa bucks global refining trend
28 June 2021
Despite oil companies the world over mothballing old refineries and putting new projects on hold, there has been a recent bustle of activity in sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria LNG Train 7 advances
22 June 2021
The expansion to Nigeria’s liquefaction capacity will face growing global competition
Interest grows in Nigerian refining
9 June 2021
The Dangote refinery development is raising hopes of a refinery sector revival
Nigeria calls for “just” energy transition and gas funding
20 May 2021
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo urges equitable energy transition for developing world and criticises growing reluctance of developed nations, banks and institutions to fund African gas projects
Ex-Tullow CEO sees fresh African opportunities
18 May 2021
Paul McDade sees big opportunities among stranded assets in West Africa for his new company
Nigeria promises state-owned refinery progress
25 March 2021
The country has set out an ambitious timeline to refurbish its long-neglected Port Harcourt refineries
Gulf of Guinea piracy worsens
5 March 2021
Maritime regulators and the shipping industry issue warnings over escalating frequency, severity and range of pirate attacks
Nigerian PIB stalls after inching forward
3 November 2020
Senate completes second reading of the long-delayed bill before debate is adjourned for more than a month
Nigeria pushes gas into fast lane
9 October 2020
Abuja turns to new gas promotion measures to ease the pain of removing unaffordable gasoline subsidies
LNG has come far but still has far to go
25 September 2020
Vanguard award winner Tolu Longe has seen many changes for the better over the past two decades. But there is still more to be done
Losses mount at idle Nigerian refineries
8 September 2020
There is little hope that state-owned refiners will resume production, partly due to Covid-19, while the new Dangote refinery is insufficient to meet demand
Nigeria dangerously exposed to oil crash
24 March 2020
The recent drop in oil prices will hit Nigeria hard, making a big dent in government revenues and threatening the viability of upstream projects
Nigeria puts money into gas drive
19 March 2020
A state guarantee for the bulk of the financing needed for a big pipeline project suggests Nigeria is serious about boosting domestic gas supplies
Power play in West Africa
4 February 2020
The countries in the region would all receive an economic boost if a regional power market can be established
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