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Posts Tagged "niger delta avengers"

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Nigeria’s crude oil exports are set to surpass two million barrels per day (bpd) in August, the highest in 17 months, as the country’s oil and gas industry nears a full recovery from attacks by the Niger Delta militants that crippled production in 2016. It is expected that if the ramp-up in Nigeria’s production is […]

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YENAGOA, Nigeria May 17 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s refineries processed 10 million barrels of crude oil in the first quarter, more than they did for the whole of 2015, after talks with militants reduced attacks on facilities, the head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said. OPEC member Nigeria has a refining capacity of 445,000 […]

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The Federal government, Wednesday, said it has witnessed no pipeline vandalism arising from militant activities in the Niger Delta in the past three months. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, made this known at the ongoing Oil Technology Conference 2017 holding in Houston, Texas, United States. A statement by the Director of […]

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ABUJA, April 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday launched a probe into a lack of funding for an amnesty programme for militants in the country’s oil-producing heartland, a key factor in maintaining a tenuous peace in the Niger Delta and supporting crude production. Failure to maintain funding for former militants under […]

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Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria’s target to have no fresh pipeline breaks and zero militancy acts in the oil-bearing Niger Delta region was working. In October 2016, Kachikwu said the government was looking to record no oil pipeline breaks in 2017, as […]

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LAGOS, March 2 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo travelled to the restive southeastern oil region on Thursday to continue peace talks, according to his Twitter account, as the government seeks a deal with militants that could revive crude production. This third visit to Nigeria’s oil heartlands will take him to Akwa Ibom state, […]

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’Femi Asu and Okechukwu Nnodim The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said the country lost as much as $100bn in revenue last year as attacks by militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta cut crude output to a record low. Kachikwu, who stated this on Tuesday in his monthly broadcast posted […]

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YENAGOA, Nigeria Nov 28 (Reuters) – Vandals have attacked a crude pipeline operated by Nigeria’s state oil firm NNPC and independent Nigerian firm ND Western in the restive Niger Delta, a community leader said on Monday. “The incident led to fire outbreak,” Paul Etaga, chairman of Ughelli south council area said, when asked about a […]

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* Militants want military withdrawal * President met regional leaders in November * Niger Delta attacks began in January (Adds details, quote, bullet points) By Alexis Akwagyiram and Libby George LAGOS/LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) said on Tuesday it had attacked the Nembe Creek Trunk Line pipeline in […]

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By Tife Owolabi and Alexis Akwagyiram LAGOS Nov 8 (Reuters) – A blast rocked a pipeline operated by Nigeria’s state-run oil firm NNPC that feeds the Forcados terminal in the southern Niger Delta energy hub, a community leader and security source said on Tuesday. The explosion occurred while the pipeline was being repaired following an […]