NNPC increases gas to power supply by 149mmscfd
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has increased gas supply for power generation by 149milllion standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd).
In its latest monthly operations report, the Corporation said it supplied 640mmscfd of gas to gas-fired power plants in January last year to generate 2,683MW, but increased the supply of gas in November to 789mmscfd to produce 3,358MW.
“A total of 789mmscfd was delivered to gas-fired power plants in the month of November 2020 to generate an average power of about 3,358MW compared with October 2020 when an average of 750mmscfd was supplied to generate 2,801MW,” the NNPC stated.
Out of the 1,332.82mmscfd of gas supplied to the domestic market in November 2020, about 788.64mmscfd of gas representing 59.17 percent was supplied to gas-fired power plants. The balance of 544.18mmscfd or 40.83 percent was supplied to other industries across the country, according to the report.
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