FG to begin oil production in the Northeast

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said that the Federal government will  begin the exploration of oil in the northeast.



Sylva made this known  during an interview with Channels TV on Monday February 8.


“I have said it a few times that we have found oil in the northeast and we have started drilling activities in the Lake Chad Basin. I don’t know how the discovery of oil in the area will impact all the issues there but on our side, we believe that in a very short time, we will start production.”he said