Firm to boost LPG market with 5,000 metric tons facility


By Egufe Yafugborhi

WARRI—MAJOR downstream player, Matrix Energy, has promised steady supply of affordable Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, when its 5,000 metric tons storage facility opens in December at Ifiekporo, Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State.

Chief Operation Officer of the major fuel importer, Luqman Salam-Alada, gave the assurance yesterday while hosting members of the Nigerian Association of LPG Marketers, NALPGAM, who visited the company’s tank farm.


“Each of the 2,500 storage tanks is equivalent to five million litres.

“We have done the first test run. By weekend, we will do the second test run and hopefully by December we will commence operation.

“The idea is to make the product readily available, accessible and affordable to consumers. We have also made arrangement with four companies for the product so that we do not run out of supply,”…

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