Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources (Nigeria)

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The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resoruces is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs petroleum resources and its activities in Nigeria. It is located at Block D, NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay way, CDB, Abuja. [1] [2]



It was established in 1970. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Minister of State and Petroleum Resources in November 2015. [3] [4] [5]


It functions include;

Petroleum Technology Development Fund=== Parastatals ===


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