The export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Nigeria to China, Turkey, India and other countries has risen over the last six months, The Nation reports.

Also, the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) has replaced six of its 23 vessels to boost gas shipping across the globe. Other importers of gas from Nigeria are Egypt, Poland, Colombia, Jamaica, Jordan and Pakistan. Sources at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said a total of 388,000 metric tons of gas was exported through Onne Port in June.

“In May, no fewer than six vessels exported 389,000 metric tons of gas to the international market,” officials added. Also, 293,000 metric tons was exported through Onne Port while 274,000 tons was ferried from Warri Port in March and April. Sources also said about 35,000 tons of LNG gas was shipped to other countries from Onne Port in February.