December 16, 2017

Utorogu Gas Plant resumes full production

Mutiu-Sumonu-and-Mark-Ward

For several years, the Utorogu gas processing plant often made headlines for the wrong reasons.  Frequently targeted by vandals and thieves, infrastructure servicing the Shell-operated plant, in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, was repeatedly damaged to the extent that the facility had to be closed down.  This had a serious effect on the provision of adequate gas supplies for Nigeria’s industrial and power generation needs. Now, however, following a major programme of repair and renovation, Utorogu is operating at full capacity once more, processing some 270 MMcfd of natural gas per day to play a vital part in…

New Oredo Gas Plant Brings Big Boost To Power

Mrs-Diezani-Alison-Madueke

A new gas handling facility at Oredo, south of Benin City in Edo State, is processing increasing quantities of natural gas as part of the government’s commitment to providing stable power supplies throughout Nigeria. The Oredo Integrated Gas Handling Facility (IGHF) was commissioned by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. In line with government plans to boost gas used to produce electricity – the so-called “gas-to-power” programme – an additional 65 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscf/d) is already coming into the domestic market through the new plant, which is expected to be fully completed…

New Oredo Gas Plant Brings Big Boost To Power

OREDO-GAS-PLANT image

A new gas handling facility at Oredo, south of Benin City in Edo State, is processing increasing quantities of natural gas as part of the government’s commitment to providing stable power supplies throughout Nigeria. The Oredo Integrated Gas Handling Facility (IGHF) was commissioned by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. In line with government plans to boost gas used to produce electricity – the so-called “gas-to-power” programme – an additional 65 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscf/d) is already coming into the domestic market through the new plant, which is expected to be fully completed…