Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) Limited on Wednesday said the company had increased its domestic gas distribution capacity by 150 per cent over the last six months.
SNG spokesman, Bamidele Odugbesan, said in a statement that the increase in capacity would enable the company to distribute more than 100 million standard cubic feet of gas to businesses in its western operations daily.
According to him, the new capacity is equivalent to some 400 megawatts (MW) of gas to power.
He said that the new capacity was enabled by the construction of a second train at the Agbara/Ota Pressure Reduction and Metering Station (PRMS) in Ogun State, from where SNG supplied its first customers with gas.
“The expansion project shows the commitment of Shell to Nigeria’s industrialisation through the monetisation of Nigeria’s abundant gas resources.
“The modules for the second train...