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NNPC Allays Fear Of Shortage Of Gas To Power Plants Over Escravos Pipeline Fire

NNPC Allays Fear Of Shortage Of Gas To Power Plants Over Escravos Pipeline Fire

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Friday that routine gas supply for power generation was not affected by the fresh fire incident that engulfed a segment of the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS). NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, had directed that an alternative pipeline be re-streamed immediately to ensure gas supply to power plants in parts of the country is not disrupted. The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. The statement said: “Already, gas supply into the network via alternative sources has been ramped up ahead of ongoing repair works on the affected segment as directed by the GMD. “The strategic Escravos to Lagos Pipeline System was affected b