NNPC to extend AKK pipeline to Algeria


By Michael Eboh
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tuesday, disclosed that it is considering the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK, gas pipeline across the Sahara to Algeria in North Africa.

OIL STAKEHOLDERS—From right: DG, Department of State Services, Mallam Lawal Daura; Group Managing Director, NNPC, Alhaji Maikanti Baru; Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari; Minister of State, Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum, Mrs. Folashade Yemi-Esan, during the meeting between the Federal Government and oil marketers at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, yesterday. Photo: Abayomi Adeshida.

In a statement in Abuja, the NNPC also stated that the NNPC was achieving satisfactory progress with oil exploration activities at the Kolmani River II Well, noting that so far, the corporation had drilled 6,700 feet in the well.

Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, explained that the decision to extend…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper