NNPC assures support for NLNG growth, urges constant consultation

ABUJA-THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)has assured of continued support for the strategic business model of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company, even as it promised to continue to work together with the gas company in order to promote their joint business interest in the hydrocarbon value chain and overcome the challenge of militancy and dwindling oil and gas prices.
New GMD NNPC, Dr.Maikanti Baru

New GMD NNPC, Dr.Maikanti Baru

The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikainti Baru made this known while receiving the new Managing Director of the NLNG, Mr. Anthony Attah at the NNPC Towers in Abuja.

Dr. Baru described the NLNG business model as successful experience so far noting that the NNPC as a major stakeholder would continue to provide all the necessary support for the growth and development of the company.

In his remarks, the incoming Managing Director of NLNG, Mr. Anthony Attah congratulated the GMD on his well-deserved appointment stressing that the NLNG remains the best run oil and gas company in Nigeria and Africa.
The NNPC GMD said despite the challenging period in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, the NNPC and the NLNG will continue to work  together to make the companies move forward in the hydrocarbon value chain.
Dr. Baru urged the new MD of NLNG to always consult with the NNPC when the need arises in order to remain on the same page with the Corporation.
Speaking in a similar vein, the outgoing Managing Director of NLNG, Mr. Babs Omotowa described the GMD as a technocrat with exceptional quality and several years of cognate experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Mr. Omotowa expressed optimism that the Oil and Gas industry under the steer of Dr. Baru as helmsman of NNPC will move to the next level.
He applauded the NNPC for all the support it has extended to the NLNG over the years and sued for maximum support for the in-coming MD of the NLNG.
The Nigeria LNG Limited was incorporated as a limited liability company on 17 May 1989, to produce LNG and natural gas liquids (NGL) for export. Nigeria LNG Limited is jointly owned in the following proportions: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) owns 49%, Shell Gas B.V. owns 25.6%, Total LNG Nigeria Ltd owns 15% and Eni International owns 10.4%.

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