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*President Putin with Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo during a state visit to Moscow in 2001. Kunle Kalejaye 02 January 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos — In early 2001 following a visit to Moscow, President Vladimir Putin sent 40 experts from TPE (TyazhPromExport), the original builders of the Ajaokuta...

*Armed Niger Delta militants. Oscarline Onwuemenyi 24 July 2016, Sweetcrude, Abuja – The brick-a-bat between the Federal government and militants blowing...

Oscarline Onwuemenyi 21 April 2016, Sweetcrude, Abuja – Stakeholders at a roundtable on saving the Nigerian oil and gas industry, in Abuja, have...

11 October 2014, Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has given authority to Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to sign an agreement for...

23 October 2103, News Wires – At this writing, the U.S. government has approved four major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal projects and...

Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State 22 October 2013, Uyo – The Akwa Ibom State Government has directed three oil firms operating Marginal Oil...

31 August 2013, News Wires – It is often said that Aberdeen is the one city in the United Kingdom that is never in recession, no matter what the wider economic situation might be. Aberdeen, of course, is the UK’s largest base for the oil and gas sector, with the North Sea providing plenty of employment for a wide variety of engineers, technicians, geologists, geophysicists...

31 August 2013, News Wires – Europe, the world’s fourth largest producer of oil and gas, contains the majority of its reserves in the North Sea basins. Major investments in new technology has prolonged the field life and recovery factors of the North Sea fields and added to the production of the industry, as well as providing employment opportunities. The listed...

31 August 2013, News Wires – Oil and gas companies face a number of challenges working offshore, including how to light their operations. Rigzone spoke with Michael Schratz, Global Marketing Director for Dialight plc, a provider of high-specification lighting fixtures designed for use in industrial, commercial, hazardous location, transportation and public infrastructure...

31 August 2013, News Wires – Petroleum engineers rank high on some “best job” lists. Salary levels are significantly higher than the national average for all salaries, and demand is good. Positions are available in the United States and in many countries around the world. About half of all petroleum engineers work in the oil and natural gas industry, where they...