The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total E&P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) joint venture has begun gas supply to the Alaoji Power Plant owned by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company within the Eastern Grid Domestic Gas market
The gas supply follows the completion and start up of the Obite-Ubeta-Rumuji pipeline (O-U-R) and the Northern Option Pipeline (NOPL), Projects by the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture in August 2016. These two critical gas infrastructures are part of the ambitious OML 58 upgrade initiative to increase oil and gas production, improve integrity of the facilities and eliminate flaring from the mature onshore field.
“The completion of these pipelines is an important milestone in the activities of Total in Nigeria. The NOPL is unique and strategic in meeting the Federal Government’s objectives of gas supply to the domestic market ”, said Nicolas Terraz, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Total E&P Nigeria Limited.