• FG to commence oil and gas exploration in Chad Basin – Kachikwu reveals

    FG to commence oil and gas exploration in Chad Basin – Kachikwu reveals

    Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources said yesterday that the Federal Govern­ment will commence ex­ploration of oil and gas in the inland basins, espe­cially Chad Basin and the Benue Trough.

    In a statement by Garba Deen Muhammad, Ka­chikwu, who is also the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said the corpo­ration is diversifying its portfolio.

    The statement said the NNPC, through its Fron­tier Exploration Services and Renewable Energy Division (FESRED), had progressed reasonably with seismic acquisition […]