Nigerian firm inaugurates $500m LNG plant in Rivers state

Greenville Oil and Gas Company Limited has inaugurated a $500m Liquefied Natural Gas plant in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The Chairman, Greenville LNG, Eddy Broeke, said, “Our mission is to bridge the natural gas supply gap in order to promote economic and social development and revive moribund industries across the country.”

According to Broeke, the plant currently has a total capacity of 2,250 tonnes of LNG per day, which is about 750 million tonnes per year.

With respect to transportation, he said the firm was bringing into Nigeria and Africa, the first set of trucks that are fuelled by LNG.  On power generation, the Greenville chairman said the product would serve electricity generation plants that found it tough to get gas through pipelines.

Source: The Punch

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