Nigeria LNG eyes exporting 325 Cargoes in 2014

January 14, 2014 | Company Operations, LNG & LPG

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Port Harcourt, Nigeria  – Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) a liquefied natural gas (LNG) producing company and a liquefied natural gas plant located on Bonny island, Niger Delta region of Nigeria has set a target of exporting 325 cargoes of LNG to European and Asian customers in 2014, reports local newspaper This Day quoting Emmanuel Nnabuife, head of gas supply at the company.

The company had set a target of 325 cargoes in 2013 but ended up exporting only 280 cargoes because of the blockade by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

The NLNG Limited recently exported its 3,000th Cargo of LNG from its Bonny Island terminal.

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company, Babs Omotowa said the milestone cargo’s destination was Marmara LNG Terminal for Botas Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, one of the NLNG Limited’s customers in Turkey.

Nigeria LNG Limited is jointly owned by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) 49%, Shell Gas B.V 25.6%, Total LNG Nigeria Ltd 15% and Eni International 10.4%.