Ministry of Petroleum Resources articles


Profile of Diezani Alison-Madueke: A Selfless Patriot

Profile of Diezani Alison-Madueke: A Selfless Patriot

On December 6, 1960 two months after Nigeria’s independence, a baby girl was born to the royal family of HRM Frederick Abiye Agama of Yenaka, Yenagoa Local Government area of Bayelsa State by his wife Beatrice and that child was named Diezani Kogbeni Agama. That little baby has grown to become a wife, mother, architect, administrator and a national icon. She spent her early childhood in what is today known as Shell Camp, Rumuomasi, Port


Ministry Of Petroleum Resources: Live Wire Of Transformation Agenda

Nigeria has an enormous endowment of natural resources, chief among which is hydrocarbon which is much more preponderantly deposited in the Niger Delta region of the country. Currently, Nigeria has 38 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and 187 trillion cubic feet of gas. The oil and gas resources is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy providing 30 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP; 80 per cent of government revenue and 95