WEC: Nigeria To Prioritise Gas For Industrial Drive

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The Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has explained that the Federal Government was on the path to make gas a priority in order to boost industrialization. 

Sylva who is attending the 24th World Energy Conference ongoing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, reiterated the nation’s plan to take Final Investment Decisions on major four key projects in the coming weeks. 

He disclosed this during the high-level session on “New Regional Perspectives: Critical Enablers to Africa’s Energy Transition” 

According to the Hon. Minister, “Gas development will be a priority of the Federal Government that will drive the industrialization in the country. 

“We will also focus on the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project. ” He said. 

The opening ceremony was attended by 70 ministers from more than 150 countries together with industry stakeholders and over 300 companies. 

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