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NUPENG shuts Shell’s ERA field, threatens nationwide strike over unpaid benefits

NUPENG shuts Shell’s ERA field, threatens nationwide strike over unpaid benefits

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has called on stakeholders, especially the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR; Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC; Ministry of Labour and Employment, and Ministry of Petroleum Resources to compel Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, and Valliant Energy Services, to pay the benefits of workers […]

Import-driven deregulation unsustainable, says NUPENG

Import-driven deregulation unsustainable, says NUPENG

Ahead of organised Labour planned nationwide strike from Monday over recent hike in electricity tariff and petrol pump prices, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has has said import-driven deregulation of the petroleum sector is unsustainable.

NUPENG sees stronger NUPENGASSAN as Festus becomes new PENGASSAN president

NUPENG sees stronger NUPENGASSAN as Festus becomes new PENGASSAN president

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, have elected Osifo Festus as the new President of the Association for the next three years. Festus of Total Nigeria Plc in the early hours of Friday 28th August, emerged 16th President after he defeated his challenger, Roland Frederick, […]

NUPENG suspends planned nationwide strike as Chevron recalls sacked workers

NUPENG suspends planned nationwide strike as Chevron recalls sacked workers

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has put on hold its planned nationwide strike scheduled for Thursday, August 27, after Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, and its contractors agreed to immediately unconditionally recall the 175 workers sacked last week. Recall that NUPENG had Thursday last week issued a seven-day strike […]

SACK: Strike looms as NUPENG, Chevron meeting ends in deadlock

SACK: Strike looms as NUPENG, Chevron meeting ends in deadlock

By Victor Ahiuma-Young A meeting between Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, over last week sack of 175  members, has ended in deadlock, even as the union intensifies mobilisation of members ahead of Thursday expiration of the seven day strike notice. Meanwhile, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has […]