BREAKING NEWS: NNPCL Rolls Out 12 New CNG Stations To Reduce Transportation Cost For Nigerians - Reportgist

BREAKING NEWS: NNPCL Rolls Out 12 New CNG Stations To Reduce Transportation Cost For Nigerians

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd on Thursday commissioned 12 Compressed Natural Gas stations to reduce transportation cost in the country following the removal of petroleum subsidy by President Bola Tinubu.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

Tinubu had on May 29, last year announced the removal of subsidy on petrol, a development that made the price to rise from N197 per liter to N617 per liter.

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The newly built CNG stations which had six in Lagos and six in Abuja were commissioned by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas) Ekperikpe Ekpo.

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The event was attended by the Chairman of the NNPC Board, Pius Akinyelure, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the NNPCL, Mele Kyari, the Managing Director of the NNPCL Retail Ltd, Huub Stokman and other stakeholders in the energy sector.

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Under the Presidential CNG initiative, NNPC & NIPCO Gas entered into strategic partnership for expansion of CNG Stations across Nigeria. Under this partnership, 35 CNG Stations are to be constructed across Nigeria.

These CNG stations feature advanced reciprocating and hydraulic booster compressors, ensuring a dispensing pressure of 200 bar for CNG vehicles.

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The CNG is supplied to stations in Abuja and Lagos via virtual transportation from Mother Stations in Ajaokuta, Kogi state, and lbafo, Ogun state. The Abuja station will soon connect to the AKK Pipeline, becoming a Mother CNG station. The stations’ power needs are met by gas-driven generators, reducing carbon emissions.

The CNG station on Airport Road, Abuja, includes a 5-bay CNG Vehicle Conversion Workshop, capable of converting 5 to 6 vehicles daily.

Together, the Abuja and Lagos stations have a combined dispensing capacity of over 6 million standard cubic feet (MMSCF) of CNG per day, serving approximately 15,000 vehicles daily. This ensures continuous, reliable, affordable and safe CNG supplies to motorists across various regions.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

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