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Schneider Electric, global leader in energy management and automation, recently signed an MOU with NIGERCHIN, a leading cable manufacturer in Nigeria, for the expansion of Schneider Electric’s Electricians Program through partners. This partnership will provide added benefits to registered electricians and contractors, such as discounts on the purchase of premium cables and support with training. The Schneider Electricians’ Club, which was...
The federal Coalition’s energy policy moves continue to unravel before its eyes, with the latest blow coming from legal opinion that suggests that the government would need to get funding for any new fossil fuel generation through parliament if it is to have any legal force. The opinion comes just days after the federal Coalition decided to pull its so-called...
L- R: Christophe Begat, Managing Director Schneider Electric West Africa; Nabil Djouhri, General Manager Schneider Electric West Africa; Dr. Ibilola Amao, Principal Consultant Lonadek Inc, United Kingdom; Abdul-Malik Halilu General Manager Strategy (PRS) Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NDMB), Federal Republic of Nigeria; Mr Banigbe Ibitayo Bankole, Lead Solutions Architect, Schneider Electric West Africa. WAIPEC 2019 Held from 23rd-24th...
Zenith Professional Training, organizer of the annual Sub Saharan Africa Upstream Oil and Gas Summit has said its forthcoming conference will seek to exploit the opportunities in the East African oil and gas industry with a special focus on Tanzania. In a statement by its Chief Executive Officer, Oladapo Ayoola, the company said the conference will provide opportunities for an...
Executives in the U.S. oil and gas industry are said to be much more optimistic about growth in the sector, compared to last year. In its annual study, DNV GL, claimed that 85 percent of American executives questioned believed there were reasons to expect an increase in drilling in 2019. In the corresponding figure for 2018, the figure was 60 per...
Oil steadied near a two-month high in New York amid a pullback in U.S. drilling activity, while ongoing U.S.-China trade talks left an uncertain outlook for demand. Futures rose 0.2% Monday after surging 3.3% on Friday. The number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. fell to the lowest since May, according to Baker Hughes data. China and America, the world’s...
Royal Dutch Shell plc has officially announced the appointment of Wael Sawan as Upstream Director with effect from 1st July 2019. In his new role, Wael will become a member of the Executive Committee and will take over from Andy Brown. Andy will remain available to Wael and the Executive Committee to assist with transition until 30th September 2019 and...
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that the OPEC+ cuts that started this month likely put a floor beneath oil prices, but that it would still take time before the reductions could balance the oil market. Oil prices fell over the course of December, even after the OPEC+ cuts were announced. This reflected pessimism over the trajectory of the global...
Melbourne has become the first city in Australia to have all of its council-owned infrastructure powered by renewable energy. The City of Melbourne switched all its operations to renewable energy on 1 January. The power is supplied by the Crowlands windfarm near Ararat in western Victoria, which was funded through a power purchase agreement with the City of Melbourne and 13...
Nigerians consumed an average of 53 million liters/day in 2018, up about 1.5 percent from the previous two years, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency said on Tuesday. "Based on PPPRA truck-out figures, the PMS (petrol) national average supply for 2016 and 2017 was around 50 million liters, while estimated average for the year 2018 was about 53 million liters,”...

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