Nigeria’s huge pure gas reserves present the nation with ready access to low-carbon energy to tackle energy poverty, mentioned state-owned Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm Restricted (NNPC) CEO Mele Kyari.
The West African nation’s home gas infrastructure community can transport about 6.9 billion customary cubic ft (scf) of gas to assist energy technology and gas-based industries, Premium Instances newspaper reported Kyari as saying.
The nation’s gas reserves stand at over 200 trillion cubic ft (TCF), probably rising to 600 TCF, as extra funding is forecast following the dispute resolutions.
“This significant reserve will serve as a low-carbon energy alternative that will support growth in the power and industrial sectors, address energy poverty, reduce carbon footprint and create more employment opportunities,” Kyari mentioned.
As well as, NNPC is making progress on the deliberate Nigeria-Morocco and the Trans-Sahara Gas Pipelines that can join West African international locations to ship pure gas to the worldwide markets.
The continued NLNG Practice 7 will develop Nigeria’s LNG manufacturing capability from 22 to about 30 million tons each year (30 MTPA), the CEO added.
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