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‘We’ve Dealt With The Niger Delta Issue’ – Minister

‘We’ve Dealt With The Niger Delta Issue’ – Minister

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  Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, and Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) board, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said the federal government has surmounted challenges in the Niger Delta region to reach full production capability of crude oil in the country. Kachikwu made this known while speaking at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) 2018, and stressed “Africa with its bushes and its wildlife, remains the continent yet untapped; abundant in opportunity”. “We’ve dealt with the Niger Delta issue. We have moved from a position where we were producing under 1 million bpd to our full capabilities, he stated. He, however, noted that “the clean energy focus is beginning to make irrelevant the vast oil reserves many countries have”. I
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