By Etuka Sunday
Total E&P Nigeria Ltd has announced that a section of its Northern Option Pipeline (NOPL) from km 38 (at Obigbo) to Km 50 (at Imo River), was completed and is now ready for gas inflow to the National Integrated Power Plant (NIPP) at Alaoji, along the Imo River in Abia state.
A statement issued by the Method & Reporting Coordinator, Total, Sandra John-Owoferia said the Managing Director of Total E&P Nigeria Ltd, Elisabeth Proust saying, “This milestone will help bring to reality the Federal Government’s aspiration of improved electric power supply in Nigeria and demonstrates Total’s commitment to meeting its promises to deliver Better Energy”.
The NOPL is a 24 inch-wide, 50 km-long pipeline under construction by Total E&P Nigeria Ltd on behalf of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture. When completed later this year, the project will deliver 100 million cubic feet of gas per day to this strategic power plant.