President Buhari flags-off AKK gas pipeline construction


President Buhari flags-off AKK gas pipeline construction
President Muhammadu Buhari

By Sebastine Obasi

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to flag-off virtually the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-kano, AKK, pipeline simultaneously in Ajaokuta Kogi State and Rigachikun in Kaduna State, today, Tuesday, June 30.

The Pipeline which originates from Ajaokuta, in Kogi State would traverse Abuja (FCT), Niger, Kaduna and terminate at Kano. It is expected to be fed from the existing domestic Infrastructure with a capacity of over 1.5 billion cubic feet, daily, Bcf/d and is being expanded by Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System II (ELPS II) and Obiafu-Obrikom 3 (OB3) gas pipeline (under construction) that will double the capacity to over 3 billion cubic gas per day

The proposed Ajaokuta – Abuja – Kaduna – Kano Gas Pipeline is a section of the Trans-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (“TNGP”) with a capacity to transport about 2.2 Bcf/d of gas. The right of way for the proposed AKK gas pipeline is planned to run parallel to the existing NPSC…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper