NNPC says fuel queues will disappear by weekend

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Thursday, in Abuja says fuel queues will `normalise’ by Friday and disappear by the weekend. Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the NNPC spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that there was an increase in the number of incoming trucks of petrol into the FCT to curb […]

Nigerians won’t experience fuel scarcity during Christmas – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that Nigerians will not experience scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, during the yuletide season

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that Nigerians will not experience scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, during the yuletide season because it had stored over two billion litres to ensure a hitch-free movement. It said the end-of-year period had been hitherto characterised by scarcity of fuel due to […]

July deadline for low-sulphur fuel remains unchanged – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is working to meet next month’s deadline  for switching from  fuel with higher concentration of sulphur to fuel with lower sulphur content. Its Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu,  said by changing to lower-sulphur fuel, Nigeria wants to start using fuel that creates less toxic fumes as […]

NNPC monthly fuel import now 1.3bn litres

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stepped up importation of refined petroleum products to address unforeseen short fall in supply following the stoppage of fuel importation by private oil marketers. The latest product supply data released by the corporation showed that the volume of fuel imported in February 2017 increased to 1.3 billion litres, […]

6 fuel consumption saving tips for Nigerian Drivers

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One of the few ways we can cut down on spending in this austere period in the country is to cut down on our vehicles’ fuel consumption. Here are six ways we can accomplish this. General note on fuel consumption Please note that although the kind of vehicles we use, their ages and general performance […]

Firms set to launch electric cars in Nigeria

A firm, Carbon Credit Network (CCN) has concluded plans to storm the world with made in Nigeria electric cars through her renewable energy drive. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Femi Oye disclosed this at the fourth anniversary ceremony in Lagos recently. According to him, “The technology is already here only waiting for […]

Marketers threaten to name fuel saboteurs

The Association of Mega Filling Station Owners of Nigeria (AMFSON) has threatened to give the names of government officials sabotaging fuel supply to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. They are, however, afraid that if they do so, heads will roll in the industry. Addressing a press conference yesterday over the […]

No More Petrol Queues From Monday – Kachikwu

Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and Group Managing Director (GMD) of the NNPC has given assurances that the long queues at various petrol stations nation-wide will ease off from Monday (today). He made this statement on Saturday, during an assessment tour of some petrol stations in Abuja. ”We have enough […]

Energy Firm Unveils Fuel Optimisation Technologies in Nigeria

Portugal’s energy manufacturer, the Ultimate Power Group and its Nigeria’s distributor, Cruz-B Limited, at weekend unveiled its fuel optimisation and exhaust emission reduction technologies into the Nigerian market. The device, THISDAY learnt, has inbuilt mechanism to reduce fuel consumption by 30 percent and exhaust emissions reduction by 80 percent. In a remark, the CEO of […]

Kaduna Refinery’s Fuel Production Rises to 3.2m Litres Per Day

The output of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, has risen to of 3.2 million litres of petrol daily, from an initial production of 1.5 million litres recorded over the weekend. According to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the increased output from the refinery would help ensure that the queues at fuel stations […]

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