Press Releases

Oriental Energy Resources Announce New Managing Director

Mustafa Indimi has been appointed the new Managing Director of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, a leading indigenous oil exploration and production company in Nigeria. Mustafa takes over from Mr. Ignatius Ifelayo who served the company meritoriously for seven years…

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UNILAG honours Oriental Energy Resources Limited Chairman, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Indimi, OFR

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree on Founder and Executive Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Indimi, OFR, for his immense contribution to society and national development…

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Oriental Energy supports businesses, youths with Empowerment Centre in Akwa Ibom

Oriental Energy Resources Limited, an indigenous oil exploration and production company in Nigeria, has donated a Youth Empowerment Centre to the Mbo Empowerment Foundation, as a sustainable enterprise and viable income generator for the youths in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State..

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Oriental Energy donates Science Lab Complex to School in Akwa Ibom State

Oriental Energy Resources Limited, a leading indigenous oil exploration and production company in Nigeria, has donated a state-of-the-art Science Laboratory Complex to Community Grammar School, Ebughu in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

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COVID-19: Oriental Energy Donates Palliatives to Communities in Akwa Ibom

Oriental Energy Resources Limited, an indigenous oil producer in Nigeria, has donated food items to its host communities in Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State to cushion the negative effects of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Oriental Energy opens 2020/2021 University Scholarship Applications for Akwa Ibom students

Nigeria’s leading indigenous marginal field operator Oriental Energy Resources Limited has announced the commencement of applications for the 2020/2021 University Scholarship Award Scheme. The award is targeted at eligible undergraduate students from Akwa Ibom State, particularly indigenes of Effiat and Mbo communities.

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Oriental Energy Resources Limited – Evolution of a Leading Nigerian Indigenous Operator

Oriental Energy Resources Limited – Oriental – has been a leader and an innovator among Nigeria’s indigenous-owned oil companies from its inception in 1990, when Oriental became one of the ten original Nigerian-owned upstream oil companies formed under the auspices of the Indigenous Operator Program initiated by Nigeria’s then Honorable Minister of Petroleum Resources, with the goal of establishing a functioning independent upstream oil industry in Nigeria similar to those in Europe and North America.

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Oriental Energy announces oil discovery in Ebok Deep (OML 67)

Nigeria’s leading marginal field operator, Oriental Energy Resources Limited (OERL), has confirmed oil discovery in two deep prospects that were identified during extensive subsurface studies in its offshore Ebok field. Oriental Energy commenced the appraisal drilling campaign in the North Fault Block of the field in Q1 2019 with the objective of testing the hydrocarbon potential of the deeper stratigraphic levels in the Ebok field.

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ORIENTAL ENERGY RESOURCES LIMITED 2019/2020 UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Oriental Energy Resources Limited (OERL), a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company in Nigeria, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2019/2020 University Scholarship Award Scheme. The goal of the scheme is to support capacity building and contribute to human capital development in its area of operations.

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Agreement reached to resolve disputes between Afren and Oriental parties

Oriental Energy Resources Ltd (“Oriental”) (Nigeria), the administrators of Afren PLC (in administration) (“Afren”) (UK) and the receiver and liquidator of Afren Resources Limited (“ARL”) (Nigeria) (ARL and Afren, together, the “Afren Parties”) today announce the completion of an agreement for the full resolution of all issues between them.

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Oriental Energy 2019/2020 University Scholarship Awards

Oriental Energy Resources Limited (OERL), a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company in Nigeria, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2019/2020 University Scholarship Award Scheme. The goal of the scheme is to support capacity building and contribute to human capital development in its area of operations.

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Oriental Energy commits to Corporate Governance and Responsible Business Practices

The Chairman, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Indimi and the Board of Oriental Energy Resources Limited (OERL) attended and successfully completed the Corporate Governance and Responsible Business Practices Course held on the 10th -11th December 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Indimi Receives Accolades for His Contributions to Nigerian Economy

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has conferred an honourary Doctorate in Management Sciences on the executive chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, Dr Muhammadu Indimi, OFR, at its 26th Convocation ceremony in Kaduna.
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Business in Emerging Africa: Indimi shares lessons at Harvard

One of Africa’s most successful businessmen and founder of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, Dr. Muhammadu Indimi, has reiterated the importance of partnership and collaboration in the long-term success of businesses.
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Oriental Energy Resources’ Chairman, Dr. Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree by The University Of Uyo

The University of Uyo in Nigeria today conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration to Alhaji(Dr) Muhammadu Indimi, OFR for his outstanding contribution to development of the Nigerian oil and gas industry, as well as sustainable community development initiatives. Read more.


Oriental Energy builds NGN700 million housing estate for host communities

Oriental Energy Resources Limited has launched a ₦700 million modern residential estate of 100 units in Enwang, headquarters of Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. The estate named Oriental Village Mbo when completed will have a solar-powered electrification system, a school, clinic, a shopping centre and will be given freely to beneficiaries. The project is being built and funded exclusively by Oriental Energy Resources Limited and the Muhammadu Indimi Foundation as a legacy project for Oriental Energy’s host communities.Read more.


Sovereign assists Oriental with farm-in of Okwok Field, offshore Nigeria, from Exxonmobil and NNCP

Sovereign Oil & Gas Company II, LLC (“Sovereign”) is pleased to announce Nigerian government approval of the farm-in by Oriental Energy Resources Limited of Nigeria (“Oriental”) into the Okwok Marginal Field (“Okwok”) located in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 67, which is owned by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (“Mobil”), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corporation, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”).Read more.


Oriental Energy refutes Afren allegations

Oriental, the 60% equity owner of the Ebok and Okwok assets, Offshore Nigeria, responded today to the press release issued by Afren.Read more.


Federal Ministry of Environment Commends Oriental for Environmental Best Practices

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Environment conveyed the Ministry’s commendation to Oriental for conformance to environmental.Read more.


Oriental-Afren Partnership Commission Major Community Projects in Akwa Ibom State

Uyo, Akwa Ibom, 9 April 2013 – Oriental and Afren Nigeria announce the formal commissioning of 2 major development projects in Akwa Ibom State.Read more.


Oriental invests in training for youths in Akwa Ibom State

Sixty youths from Mbo Local Council of Akwa Ibom who were trained by Oriental Energy/Afren, were given N200,000 each to enable them open their shops and workshops.Read more.