oil theft

The Senate Adhoc Committee on Oil Theft said it had bugun investigations into oil theft and illegal bunkering activities in the Niger Delta region. Chairman of the Committee, Bassey Akpan, said this while answering questions from journalists on arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport. Akpan said massive stealing of Nigeria’s crude oil, which had […]

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has warned that increasing oil theft is forcing its members to lose jobs in Nigeria’s oil servicing industry. This was disclosed by PENGASSAN President, Mr Festus Osifo, who made the call on Wednesday, in Abuja at a news conference heralding its new Advocacy Programme […]

Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that there is a need to set up special courts to try and prosecute crude oil thieves and pipeline vandals, in a bid to contain the crude theft situation in Nigeria’s oil industry. Kyari disclosed this on Thursday while briefing the House […]


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