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Another Explosion Recorded on Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System. Pockets of petrol queues resurface in Abuja.

Jan 12 2018
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Another Explosion Recorded on Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System. Pockets of petrol queues resurface in Abuja.  Thisday Online 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Thursday said a fresh rupture had been recorded on the Escravos Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS), when an explosion occurred on its section in the Egbokodo-Omadino in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

 

It explained that its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, had directed that repair works should be executed immediately on this part of the ELPS, and gas supply to customers hooked on to it be augmented from other supply sources like Oben, Oredo, Sapele, Ughelli and Utorogu.

 

NNPC noted that the repair works had commenced and would be completed within the day (yesterday).

According to it, ELPS supplies gas to power plants in the country and the West Africa Gas Pipeline System. It was recently affected by a bush fire at Abakila in Ondo State, and supply to power plants were cut off on January 2, 2018.  Read more

 

FG to involve Nigerians in meter manufacturing.  Tribune Online 

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the Federal Government has concluded plan to open up business to involve more Nigerians in meter manufacturing.

 

Fashola stated this during an official inspection of the National Meter Test Station in Oshodi, Lagos on Thursday.

 

According to him, metering is a big issue and government hopes to address it more vigorously this year with regulations that will open up the business to many more Nigerians.

He said that this would reduce the pressure on Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) on meter supply.  Read more

Last changed: Jan 12 2018 at 3:09 PM

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