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Nigeria’s Crude Oil Earnings Surge by N449.93bn Over Two Months

Nigeria's Crude Oil Earnings Surge by N449.93bn Over Two Months

Recent data analysis reveals a significant uptick in Nigeria’s crude oil earnings, showcasing a robust performance for the Federal Government. According to reports, earnings from crude oil soared by approximately N449.93 billion during the months of December 2023 and January 2024.

The surge in earnings can be attributed to a notable increase in oil production volumes during this period.


In December 2023, Nigeria witnessed a production spike of 3.88 million barrels compared to the previous month, translating to an additional revenue of $301.2 million at an average cost of $77.63 per barrel.


Similarly, January 2024 saw a production boost of 2.81 million barrels, resulting in an extra $225.14 million in earnings.

These figures underscore the country’s steady oil production growth trajectory, as reported by the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission.


Notably, Nigeria’s crude oil output, excluding condensates, climbed to 41.39 million barrels in December 2023 and further surged to 44.2 million barrels in January 2024.

The Federal Government’s aspirations for the oil sector were highlighted by Gbenga Komolafe, the Chief Executive of the NUPRC. Komolafe emphasized the Commission’s commitment to implementing the Petroleum Industry Act effectively, aiming to achieve a national average daily production target of 2.5 million barrels of oil and condensate per day.

Komolafe also underscored the vast potential of Nigeria’s hydrocarbon resources and highlighted opportunities for investment and revenue generation.


With Nigeria’s burgeoning population and diverse energy resources, there is optimism for sustained economic growth and development.

The recent surge in crude oil earnings reflects Nigeria’s efforts to capitalize on its natural resources for economic prosperity and energy security, setting the stage for a promising future in the global energy landscape.

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