article thumbnail

Nigeria LNG moves ahead with $10B expansion; 30 Mtpa

Green Car Congress

The partners in Nigeria LNG (NLNG)—Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) (49%), Shell (25.6%), Total (15%) and Eni (10.4%)— have taken the final investment decision (FID) for the expansion project of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at Bonny Island. Mtpa—a 33% increase.

Nigeria 170
article thumbnail

In Rural Nigeria: Small Electric Vehicles Powered by Microgrids

CleanTechnica EVs

Report: In rural Nigerian communities, small electric vehicles powered by cost the same as fossil fuels and expand access to electricity RMI, Factor[e] Ventures and the UK-charity Shell Foundation show scaling electric mobility with a growing minigrid industry is profitable for both minigrid and electric vehicle operators and improves community access (..)

Nigeria 98
article thumbnail

ThinkBikes Nigeria Starts Delivering Its Locally Produced Electric Cargo Tricycles To Customers

CleanTechnica EVs

ThinkBikes has started delivering its locally produced electric tricycles to customers in Nigeria. The vision of the founder birthed a for profit organization called ThinkBikes Limited. Its electric cargo tricycle, called Alpha 1.0, is targeted at […].

Nigeria 95
article thumbnail

Nigeria’s 650 kbpd Dangote Refinery being commissioned; largest single-train refinery in world

Green Car Congress

The Dangote Petroleum Refinery, which covers an area of approximately 2,635 hectares—about the six times the size of Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria—is expected to be Africa’s largest oil refinery and the world’s largest single-train facility. Refineries need to employ strategies to manage wax formation.)

Nigeria 259
article thumbnail

UTM Offshore signs FEED agreement for Nigeria’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility

Green Car Congress

million metric ton per annum and a storage capacity of 200,000 cubic meters, as well as ancillary facilities to be located 60km from the shore of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The FLNG facility will have a Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) nameplate production capacity of 1.2 —NJ Ayuk, the Executive Chairman of the AEC.

Nigeria 186
article thumbnail

Small Glimmers Of Hope As Climate Changes Exacerbate Violence

CleanTechnica EVs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a causal link between climate change and the rise in armed conflicts in sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan. This region has become the global epicenter of violent extremist activity. “On the […]

article thumbnail

Why North Dakota Is Like Iran, Iraq, Nigeria & Russia: Wasted Natural Gas

Green Car Reports

If North Dakota were a country, it would rank fifth behind Russia, Nigeria, Iran, and Iraq on the list of worst natural-gas wasters, according to the World Bank. What does North Dakota have in common with Iran?