OIL & GAS

NUPENG, PENGASSAN bemoan rising insecurity in Nigeria

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Worker (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have raised concern over the level of insecurity in the country.

https://dailytimes.ng/nupeng-pengassan-bemoan-rising-insecurity-in-nigeria/

NNPC records 45,347 pipeline ruptures on downstream network

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday said it recorded a total of 45,347 pipeline breaks on its downstream pipeline network between 2001 and half year 2019.

https://punchng.com/nnpc-records-45347-pipeline-ruptures-on-downstream-network/

Corruption: NNPC threatens to sack 1,050 depot staff

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has threatened staff from its 21 depots across the country with sack “without hesitation,” over lack of transparency and accountability.

https://www.newtelegraphng.com/2019/09/corruption-nnpc-threatens-to-sack-1050-depot-staff/

DPR seals 3 stations, 30 pumps in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed three petrol service stations and placed 30 pumps on out-of-use in Awka, the Anambra State capital, over infractions bothering on the under-dispensing of fuel.

https://www.sunnewsonline.com/dpr-seals-3-stations-30-pumps-in-anambra/

Stakeholders seek solution as vandals break 45,347 pipeline points in 18yrs

Stakeholders who converged on the Nigeria International Pipeline Technology and Security Conference and Exhibition, have urged for collaborative that will bring a lasting solution to pipeline vandalism as the country recorded a total of 45,347 pipeline breaks in the past 18 years.

https://guardian.ng/business-services/stakeholders-seek-solution-as-vandals-break-45347-pipeline-points-in-18yrs/

We plan to write Buhari over worsening insecurity – Oil workers

We are utterly saddened by the apparent loss of control over the activities of bandits in all sections of the country. Every daily headline (locally and globally) is replete with gory stories of killings, kidnapping, ritualism, cultism, human trafficking, rape and all sorts”

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/09/we-plan-to-write-buhari-over-worsening-insecurity-oil-workers/

NIPCO to extend gas facility to 25 off-takers

NIPCO Plc, one of the distributors of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), plans to extend its 10,000metric tons (mt) production to 25 LPG off-takers approved by the Nigeria LNG Limited for distribution across the country.

https://thenationonlineng.net/nipco-to-extend-gas-facility-to-25-off-takers/

 

OTHER NEWS

NLC urges end to xenophobic attacks, cautions against reprisals

Africa attack Nigerians in fresh Xenophobic violence The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the federal government to adopt urgent measures to end xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

https://dailytimes.ng/nlc-urges-end-to-xenophobic-attacks-cautions-against-reprisals/

 

Lagos pays N4.25bn accrued pension rights

As part of efforts to improve the welfare of retirees, the Lagos State government has said it paid N4.25 billion accrued pension benefits to 1,268 retirees since the inception of the administration of its Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

https://www.sunnewsonline.com/lagos-pays-n4-25bn-accrued-pension-rights/