Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

NNPC issues rare petrol import tender to stave off shortages

  In a sign that the scarcity of petrol in Nigeria could be more widespread than first thought, state-owned NNPC has issued a spot tender seeking 1,480,000 mt of petrol from January to April, on top of the existing term volumes it imports, Platts reports.   Nigeria imports around 1 million-1.25 million mt/month of petrol […]

Total vehemently denies bribery allegations in support vessels’ bids

  Following a petition from the Indigenous Vessels Operators Association of Nigeria to the Senate Committee on Local Content, Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) and National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) attended a meeting with the Senate Committee on Local Content on the 9th of January at which TUPNI and NAPIMS provided clarification on an […]

Homeland receives 4th patrol vessel from Damen to help secure oil firms in Nigerian waters

  Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived in early 2014 to four. Guardian 4 has joined its three sister ships in […]

NNPC assures of adequate petrol supply as queues resurface

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) wishes to enjoin motorists in Abuja, its environs and other parts of the Country not to engage in any panic buying of petroleum products.   NNPC assures motorists that the Corporation has robust stock of PMS, otherwise called petrol, which is sufficient to serve the nation for more […]