NNPC Partners TCN to Increase Gas Supply to Electricity Industry


National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in partnership with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has pledged to increase gas supply in order to boost power supply in Nigeria.

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TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah who made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday added that TCN has received unprecedented support from  the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation”.

Mbah said that TCN was working with the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari and Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, Mr Yusuf Usman in resolving the challenge of gas availability to thermal power plants.

She further revealed that the support from NNPC had significantly improved gas supply to gas generation stations nationwide.

According to her, most power plants previously experiencing gas supply shortage have started generating power to the Grid

If the trend continues, the problem of gas supply to power plants will be resolved in a matter of hours.

“Also, Distribution Companies as well as Point Load Consumers of Electricity will be adequately served,” she said.

Yetunde Adegoke

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