Shell invests in 4 projects to meet Nigeria’s domestic gas demand



By Nathan Nwakamma

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it has positioned itself to meet the daily domestic gas demand, projected to hit five billion standard cubic feet by 2022,  by developing gas fields.

The super-major energy firm also reiterated its support for the Federal Government’s goal of using Nigeria’s proven gas reserves to drive economic activities for gas-based industrialisation.

A statement issued by Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, Media Relations Manager, quoted Mr Osagie Okunbor, SPDC’s Managing Director,  as saying that the firm remained optimistic on developing Nigeria’s gas potential.

Okunbor, who doubles as the Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria, said the organisation’s support is shown in its multi-billion dollars investments in four of the ‘Seven Critical Gas Development Projects’ of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC).

According to the statement, Okunbor spoke at the Nigerian Gas…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria