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CPEEL Students Drive "Project Reward Excellence" by Donating Solar Lamps to Vulnerable Children

The Project Reward Excellence, an initiative set up to create awareness on clean energy sources and also reward outstanding students with solar reading lamps was inspired by the state of the nation where children from low income homes have to make use of candle and kerosene lantern to r

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CPEEL Special Seminar Series

The Centre is pleased to announce and invite all to its special seminar series as scheduled below.

TOPIC:Climate Change and Energy in light of the Paris Agreement: Challenges and Opportunities for Africa.

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2015/2016 Academic Session Second Semester

The Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), University of Ibadan, is pleased to inform all students and lecturers that the Second Semester for the 2015/2016 Academic Session will commence on Monday 25 July, 2016.

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Dr. Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu Holds Lectures with PhD students

Dr. Joseph Essandoh-Yedduthe Head, Strategic Planning and Policy, Ghana Energy Commission, Ghana will be holding series of lectures with PhD students as part of the Centre's Sub-Saharan African energy development initiative and collaboration.

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NITDA Donates Multi-Million Worth Equipment to CPEEL

The National Information Technology Development Agency(NITDA) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria visited the Centre and donated internet/knowledge access venue where students can access the internet 24 hours fully powered with solar energy.

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Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University Delegates Visit CPEEL

Delegates of the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen visited the Centre with a view of exploring more collaborative opportunities in the area of energy studies and well as the possibilities of embracing public health as a potential area of study for students.

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US oil exports threaten Nigeria’s market share

Almost seven months after the United States lifted the 40-year-old ban on the exports of its crude oil, producers in the country have made inroads into Europe, the largest regional importer of Nigerian oil, The Punch reports

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Oil prices bounce on Nigeria attacks, but decline still in the offing

Crude prices bounced back on Friday from two-month lows hit in the previous session, but benchmark Brent was in line for its largest weekly decline since January as bearish economic indicators weighed on oil, Reuters reports

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China accounts for 30% growth in Africa’s power sector – IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA), has said that China now accounts for 30 percent of Africa’s energy growth, with more than 200 greenfield power projects contracted to Chinese companies in the last five years, even as it has completed not less than three projects in Nigeria,

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Nigeria signs $80bn oil, gas infrastructure deals with China

The Nigerian state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Thursday that the country has signed oil and gas infrastructure agreements worth $80 billion with Chinese companies, Reuters report

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