Efforts by the Federal Government to boost electric power generation in the country may soon yield the required dividend following the sustained increase in gas supply for power generation by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
The March 2017 edition of the monthly Financial and Operations Report of the Corporation, released today in Abuja, said the average national daily gas production for the period stood at an impressive 226.918 billion cubic feet, bcf, which translates to over 7.319 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, mmscfd. However the daily average national gas supply to gas power plants increased to 689mmscfd or the equivalent to power generation of 3056 mw.
The March 2017 figure is an improvement on the previous month’s record which stood at 582 mmscfd. The supply is also over 29 per cent higher than the corresponding supply record for