March 2, 2024
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Nigeria Remains Committed to Produce More Gas for Global Market

Nigeria has strongly, reiterated its commitment to produce more gas for the global market. This assurance was given by the GCEO of the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), at the commissioning ceremony of Temile Development Company Ltd.’s 23,000 cubic meters ultramodern Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Carrier – ‘Alfred Temile 10’.

The event which took place at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, had in attendance esteemed dignitaries including the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas), Hon. Ekperikpe Luke Ekpo, House of Representatives Committee Chairs on Midstream and Gas, the Managing Director of NLNG, the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank, the Executive Secretary of NCDMB, and the Managing Director of the NLNG Shipping Management Limited (NSML).

The commissioning marks a milestone in the utilization and monetization of gas. The vessel is well equipped to transport liquefied petroleum gas efficiently, thus contributing to the growth of Nigeria’s domestic gas industry.

Alfred Temile 10 is not just a symbol of national pride, but a huge step towards promoting local content and attaining self-reliance in the oil and gas industry.

Kyari, applauded Temile Development Company Ltd’s efforts in achieving this tremendous project, and he appreciated the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and NSML for delivering a world-class project. Since the development as a chance for NNPC to foster more global partnerships to make Nigerian gas available worldwide.

“This is an opportunity for all of us, and we are collaborating with our partners across the globe to see how we can make Nigeria’s gas available to the whole market.” He said.

On their part, Mr Alfred Temile, CEO of Temile Development Company and the ambassador of Nigeria to South Korea, Ferdinand Nwonye, expressed joy for the commissioning of the project. They also appreciated Nigeria’s laudable contribution to the world’s economy.

They expressed optimism that the commissioning will only strengthen the relationship between the Nigerian and Korean bilateral economy.


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