Atlas Petroleum resumes mining at OML 109 Ejubele marginal field

14 mapped prospects Field holds 500mb oil equivalent Atlas Petroleum International, the Nigerian indigenous oil production company, with operation in 12 African countries, has announced resumption of oil mining activities and well interventions on oil morning lease (OML) 109 in Nigeria, which would enhance production from the Ejulebe marginal field. The oil block was awarded […]

New fuel price band signals Nigeria’s gradual exit from subsidy regime

After decades of an opaque, flawed and corruption-laden petrol subsidy regime, a new pump price band advised by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) that will see petrol price move from N123.50 to between N140.80 and N143.80 per litre this July, is being seen as Nigeria finally signalling its willingness to allow the market […]

Seplat CEO projects $17bn oil revenue shortfall for Nigeria in 2020

Nigeria’s oil receipts in 2020 are expected to drop by as much as $17 billion, Austin Avuru, the chief executive officer of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, has projected. His projection comes amid the current struggle for survival by companies operating in the upstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Speaking on Nigeria’s oil and gas […]