Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Total upstream companies in Nigeria, Mr. Nicolas Terraz, on Wednesday, said that the firm would boost the country’s daily oil production by 200,000 barrels from 2018, The Sun reports.

Terraz, who was represented by Mr Biodun Afolabi, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and Services, said that the additional barrels would come from the company’s multi-billion dollar Egina Field Development.

According to the chief executive officer, the Egina Field Development will come on stream in 2018. The managing director, who made the disclosure at the ongoing 2017 Nigerian Annual International Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers in Lagos, restated the company’s unflinching commitment to the future of Nigeria.