Ministry develops framework on oil, gas pipeline assets concession | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Ministry of Petroleum Resources says it has developed a framework for the concessioning of oil and gas pipeline assets.

This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Amb. Gabriel Aduda, at a workshop in Abuja.

According to a statement by Mrs Enefaa Bob-Manuel, Director (Information) of the ministry, on Thursday, the Permanent Secretary was represented by the Director, Midstream, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr Felix Okeke.

Aduda said that the role of pipelines in fluid transport could not be overemphasised.

He said that the desire of the government was to allow for private sector participation in the pipeline segment of the petroleum industry.

He craved for a partnership to bridge the infrastructural gap in the segment, especially as the country has adopted gas as her transition fuel and its centrality as a source of energy.

He said Nigeria had two crude delivery pipeline networks to the refineries which included; the Escravos-Warri-Kaduna…

Source: Guardian Newspaper