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Chinese Government Stockpiling to Slow as Commercial Stocks are High

The last three projects of China's second phase of strategic petroleum reserve development will potentially add 90,000 b/d to government stocking in 2018 and 2019. Combined with an addtional 20,000 b/d of leased commercial storage for the SPR, it will bring strategic stocking to 110,000 b/d, accordi ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 8 days agoOpinion > ChinagovernmentReserves +3

The Africa E&P Summit

The Africa E&P Summit brings together Africa's upstream industry at a world-class venue in London for a unique event and shaped for companies active in Africa's oil & gas game to provide insight into the Continent's fast changing exploration horizon. Hear directly from key players and decision-make ...

Jodee Lourensz

London   England   GB 23 May 2018

Posted 12 days agoEvent > OilgasEnergy +8

FACTBOX - Energy Implications of a US Gov't Shutdown - S&P Global Platts

(Platts)--18Jan2018/344 pm EST/844 GMT If the US Congress fails to pass a short-term spending bill and the federal government shuts down this week, oil and natural gas permitting in federal lands and waters is expected to stall, government statistics which often move energy markets will not be upd ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUS +6

Gath'ring Winter Fuel! Christmas Shortage Hits Commuters in Nigeria

As a last Christmas gift to Nigeria's hardest working, it was lucky motorists and commuters who enjoyed a little present: a three-week fuel shortage. Long lines of motorists, cars and buses were seen forming at petrol stations in several of Nigeria's major cities. Prices have rocketed sensationally ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos

Posted 2 months agoOpinion > FuelCrisisgovernment +3

UK Government to Introduce Downstream Oil Resilience Requirements

On 17 October 2017 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published for consultation proposals to strengthen the resilience of oil-based fuel supply to UK consumers.  The move is particularly noteworthy given that, up to now, the UK Government has steered away from an ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 4 months agoPress > United KingdomgovernmentDownstreamm +1

Practical Nigerian Content

We are pleased to announce the 7th Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) Forum, officially supported by the Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board, will be hosted by Akwa Ibom State Government from 6-9 November in Uyo, Akwa Ibom for the first time. Spend four days with senior oil and gas indust ...

Wemi Oyelana

Uyo   AK   NG 06 Nov 2017

Posted 5 months agoEvent > Local ContentNigeriaOil & Gas +6

GMB Calls On Government to Intervene After Nugen Admits Moorside Nuclear Power Station Delayed Beyond 2025

Britain needs this vital new infrastructure, and the reliable zero carbon electricity it will produce, and it is the Government's responsibility to make sure it is built and in a timely manner says GMB GMB, the union for nuclear workers, has called on the government to intervene after NuGen rev ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 5 months agoPress > United KingdomGMBNugen +3

When it comes to vandalism Nigeria needs to address the cause, not the symptom  

Successive administrations in Nigeria each have their strengths and weaknesses, but one thing each government department has perfected into a fine art is the amalgamation of bad news into a grand narrative of considered, deliberate development. They will also never, ever miss an opportunity to take ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos

Posted 5 months agoOpinion > SeplatOandoAiteo Group +4

Africa Oil Week Announces Dynamic, Forward-Looking Program

ITE, organiser of top international oil and gas events, is pleased to announce details of the programme for the 24th Africa Oil Week, the world's longest running oil and gas conference on the African continent, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 23-27 October. The 24th Africa Oil Week inco ...

Jodee Lourensz

Posted 6 months agoPress > OilEnergypetroleum +9

Africa Marginal & Independent Oil/Gas Producers to meet in London Conference on August 23 -24

Energy & Corporate Africa has announced that the Africa Marginal and Independent Oil/Gas producers Conference will hold on August 23 – 24, 2017 at Crowne Plaza, the City, London. According to the organizers, Africa's prolific geology and the imperative for governments to balance production with econ ...


Posted 8 months agoPress > economicsgeologyMarginal Fields +12

Nigeria Report: Native firms bear the risk of unusable pipeline

Nigeria's crucial Forcados pipeline remains offline following attacks in early January, forcing indigenous Nigerian firms to transport crude using an increasingly expensive and dangerous means: over water. Forcados, which is majority owned by Royal Dutch Shell, remains offline following militant at ...

Bayo Okoya - Delta Analytics Lagos

Posted 10 months agoOpinion > LicenceShellForcados +7

On the brink of progress in the Delta?

Last month I was very interested to read the announcement from our esteemed Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu. He may have been speaking at the Nigerian Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference , but in reality he was addressing the world. His message was this: that the Federal Go ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos

Posted 11 months agoOpinion > 2017 Oil industry PredictionsNigerialegislation +2

Benedict Peters: No shortage of ambition at Nigeria Energy Week – but what of the challenges ahead?

It is clear that Nigeria's Petroleum Minister, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu is a man undeterred by adversity. But what sets him apart is that, in spite of his bold ambitions for the oil sector, he is under no illusions about the scale of the challenge. That challenge is being explored in detail this w ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group

Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OilNigeriaoil & gas conference +6

Benedict Peters: The fate of Nigeria’s oil future hangs in the balance

The workings of the oil sector in Nigeria had been in need of a rethink long before the Obasanjo government decided to take action nearly a decade ago. Passed from government to government in the years since, we're barely any closer to the promised alignment and clarification of the regulatory frame ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group

Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OilPIBNigeria +10