Samuel Ajala

Shell Nigeria

Shell Nigeria divestment raises environmental, legal concerns

Shell has sold its Nigerian subsidiary to a local consortium for $2.4 billion, exiting onshore, prompting experts to raise environmental and legal concerns.

Uganda energy

Oil pipeline detracts from Uganda energy transition: experts

Uganda’s new energy transition plan marks progress but emissions reductions efforts could be complicated by the planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline, experts told Gas Outlook.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

gas flaring

Africa must avoid gas flaring, boost renewables: report

An Africa Energy Chamber report advocates for Africa to minimise gas flaring, prioritise utilisation, impose penalties, and boost renewables.

Ghana energy

Ghana energy transition plan faces roadblocks: experts

The West African nation has unveiled a $550 billion decarbonization plan aiming for net zero by 2060, but experts said Ghana’s energy transition faces a number of potential hurdles.

cooking gas

Rising cooking gas prices spur rethink of Nigerian household fuels

Cooking gas prices in Nigeria have surged, forcing low-income households to turn to less efficient and harmful alternatives like firewood. Experts say cleaner alternatives should replace cooking gas.

Trans Saharan pipeline

Trans-Saharan pipeline uncertain after coup: experts

The Trans-Saharan gas pipeline project connecting Nigerian and Algerian gas pipelines to Europe faces uncertainty due to political turmoil and sanctions following the Niger coup.

compressed natural gas

Concerns over compressed natural gas-run buses in Nigeria

Nigeria is planning to use compressed natural gas for public transportation in all states after a national petrol subsidy removal, but experts cite safety and other issues and are calling to replace gas with electrification instead.

African crude

Intercepted stolen Nigerian crude sparks environmental concern

Security operatives set ablaze a vessel with 800,000 litres of stolen Nigerian crude oil, sparking environmental concerns.