Unic Press UK: The West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) will be extended to Côte d’Ivoire to “facilitate easy transmission of gas within the West African sub-region”, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said.
The plan to extend gas pipeline from Ghana to Cote d’Ivoire was announced Wednesday by a representative of the group managing director of the NNPC, Saidu Mohammed, when he received a delegation from Côte d’Ivoire.
Patrick Marshal, the deputy director in-charge of production in the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Petroleum who led the delegation to the NNPC said that his team arrived in Nigeria to learn more things about management, exploration and production in the oil and gas industry.
NNPC has three primary activities, viz.
- Upstream Activities: Exploration, Oil Production, Gas Production, Joint Venture Activities, Crude Oil Marketing.
- Midstream Activities: Greenfield Refinery Initiative, Refineries & Petrochemicals, Nigerian Gas Master plan, Renewable Energy, Gas & Power, Engineering & Technology.
- Downstream Activities: Retail Services, Product Distribution, Investment Opportunities, Research & Development.