Tag: NNPC

Nigeria teams with China on 10 large-scale biofuel facilities

Nigeria teams with China on 10 large-scale biofuel facilities

September 5, 2018 |

In Nigeria, the national oil company NNPC has agreed a two-part MOU deal with Chinese private sector consortiums to develop no less than 10 large-scale biofuel production complexes. The head of the NNPC said the development of the first three would be under way by the end of the year. The agreements were signed at […]

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NNPC begins community consultations on planned Cross River palm oil biodiesel project

NNPC begins community consultations on planned Cross River palm oil biodiesel project

July 16, 2018 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company has started community consultations in three areas of Cross River state where it plans to develop a palm oil-based biodiesel project. About 26,000 ha of oil palm is anticipated for the project that will be processed into biodiesel later used for 20% blending into fossil diesel as well […]

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation signs MOU with Kogi State to develop ethanol production

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation signs MOU with Kogi State to develop ethanol production

February 27, 2018 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kogi State Government have executed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of fuel-ethanol processing plant that would produce 84 million liters of biofuel per year. Speaking during the signing of the MoU in Abuja, the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, […]

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Rockin’ the cassava: The Shareef don’t like it but Nigeria does

Rockin’ the cassava: The Shareef don’t like it but Nigeria does

November 26, 2017 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kebbi State Government to build an 84 million litres per annum capacity fuel-ethanol project. The Sugarcane and Cassava-Fuel Ethanol Project in Kebbi State would involve the development of 20,000 hectares of an integrated plantation and plant complex. The backstory With about […]

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NNPC to build 65 million liter cassava-based ethanol plant in Ondo state

NNPC to build 65 million liter cassava-based ethanol plant in Ondo state

November 2, 2017 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. will build a 65 million liter per year cassava-based ethanol plant in on 15,000ha provided by the government of Ondo State. Additional investors are expected to participate in the project with the NNPC in the lead, a project that it believes will create 1 million jobs and reduce […]

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NNPC to invest up to $100 million in Mayine Sugar Project in Adamawa

NNPC to invest up to $100 million in Mayine Sugar Project in Adamawa

May 22, 2017 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company has agreed to invest up to $100 million in the proposed Mayine Sugar Project in Adamawa that is meant to produce ethanol. The project is in its early stages with technical teams from NNPC and the state government set to meet to further plan the project. The government […]

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NNPC to invest $300 million in ethanol production in Benue state

NNPC to invest $300 million in ethanol production in Benue state

July 19, 2016 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company is preparing to invest $300 million in an ethanol facility that will use sugarcane, cassava and oil palm residues as feedstock grown on 20,000 hectares that have been provided by the Benue Government as equity. The project will be financed through a joint venture with foreign partners and […]

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Nigeria issues call for strategic biofuels investors to implement projects

Nigeria issues call for strategic biofuels investors to implement projects

April 6, 2016 |

In Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has launched a call for strategic investors to fund and operate a variety of biofuels projects it has developed under the automotive biofuels industry program. One such project includes a sugarcane ethanol facility with at least 50,000 ha for cane already secured. The projects, which would be […]

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