Eni and Kenyan government sign MoU to promote biofuels

KENYA – Oil and gas company Eni and Kenya’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mining have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the decarbonization process. The MoU will tackle climate change through new industrial models of a fully integrated circular economy along the whole biofuel production value chain. They will jointly conduct feasibility studies to develop waste and residue collection as well as agricultural projects, with the purpose of establishing a wide range of feedstock sources that do not compete with food cycles, to be transformed into biofuels and…

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Nigeria’s petroleum corporation partners Kebbi State in ethanol production

NIGERIA – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has partnered with the Government of Kebbi State in cultivating starchy crops on thousands of hectares of land for the production of ethanol. A report by Punch Nigeria revealed that as a result of the partnership, 2,675 hectares of arable land in Kebbi State have already been put under Cassava (one of the main crops to be used in ethanol production) cultivation. The ethanol project dates back to 2017 when The Nigerian National Petroleum Company signed an MoU with Kebbi state to…

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