- June 15, 2021
- Posted by: adminer
- Category: Natural Resources
President Muhammadu Buhari has performed the virtual ground-breaking of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 in Bonny Island, Rivers State to enable the Train 8 to take-off.
He urged the Board of Directors, management and staff of NLNG, the host communities, the Rivers State Government and other Agencies of the Federal Government to continue to collaborate to ensure completion and eventual commissioning of the Train 7 project “safely and on time”.
”As we flag off the Train 7 project today, I look forward to the development and execution of more gas projects by the International Oil Companies (IOCs) and indigenous operators, and more Trains from Nigeria LNG to harness the over 600 trillion cubic feet of proven gas reserves we are endowed with.
”Let me use this opportunity to commend the shareholders of NLNG, the Federal Ministry of Petroleum, NNPC and the NCDMB and other stakeholders for very exemplary collaboration which has culminated in this great opportunity for Train 7.
”I want to thank the foreign investors for the confidence reposed in Nigeria, and assure all Nigerians and potential investors in the Oil and Gas sector that the Federal Government will continue to create the enabling environment in order to develop the sector and bring the full benefits of Gas closer to our people,” he said.
President Buhari recounted that the story of Nigeria LNG was one he had been ”passionately associated with during the formative years of the project.”………TO CONTINUE READING CLICK HERE