Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) is one of the foremost gas companies in Nigeria, solely known for gas sales. The mega gas company has to its credit 6 trains and the 7th train will soon be completed as the project is ongoing.
Recently, NLNG was one of the energy companies that attended the annual conference and award of the National Association of Energy Correspondents, NAEC.
Speaking at the event, in her remarks, the General Manager, External Relations of NLNG, Eyono Fatayi-Williams, commended the association for its consistency in organizing its annual conference, which undoubtedly brings together industry leaders, to discuss the trajectory of the industry and its role in national development.
She said the theme of the conference is apt, in view of the many opportunities open to operators in the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector, to develop negotiations of global intervention about the energy mix. She explained that the discussion of the conference will expand synergy for the oil sector and other stakeholders which will help for national development.
Since the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, participated in the event, Eyono was of the view that the discuss will metamorphose into significant progress for the industry. According to her, “Beyond revenue generation, the oil and gas sector continue to stimulate development, structures and the enablers in our Country, through creation of jobs, human capacity development, and numerous CSR initiatives, that are targeted at the infrastructure base of Nigeria.”
The NLNG External Relations General Manager, noted that the Gas Company is a global one, helping to build a better Nigeria. “Our commitment in NLNG goes beyond just rhetoric, and recently we were recognized, by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), for the initiatives and impact we have made on Nigeria content development.”
She spoke on the scholarship initiatives of the company for all levels of education and academic activities in Nigeria. The Gas Company has been consistent in sponsoring, and boosting education in the Country. Its capacity development initiatives for indigenous vendors, through empowerment scheme, and the Bonny Vocational Center, which remains one of the centers of excellence for technical skills.
Eyono stated further that, NLNG strategic infrastructure development recently with the Federal Government’s ongoing construction of the Bonny-Polo road, will link Bonny Island to mainland Rivers State. This is another giant stride for the company, in terms of its support for social infrastructures.
As part of its good gesture towards the advancement of education, NLNG has constantly, for the last fifteen years, run the literature and science prizes, with focus on developing literary works and science research in the country.
She used the occasion to disclose that in 2019, the company has celebrated 20 years as an incorporated company, and in October this year, it will be celebrating 20 years of safe and reliable production. NLNG’s first cargo was shipped on October 1999.
The NLNG’s chief publicist enjoined journalist to be part of the company’s celebration, in order to give it wider coverage which has been its major objective.