The Nigerian Liquefied gas, NLNG, has considerably reduced the country’s gas flare from sixty five per cent to twenty per cent, that has additionally improved revenue earning for the govt. from gas, apart from eliminating gas emissions.
Besides, the entity has generated for the govt. over $100 billion in revenue and had paid some $8 billion in taxes.
Addressing the media in metropolis throughout a media, Mrs. Enoyo Fatayi-Williams, the company’s chief external relations and property development, disclosed that concerning $13 billion had been paid to the federal for gas purchase whereas another $17 billion paid in dividends to the federal government while over N25 billion contributed to developments within the Niger Delta.
As a part of its community development initiative, the African country LNG spent 60 billion naira for the constructing of Bonny-Body road, of which Fatayi- Williams issued a note of Understanding, MOU signed with bonnie Kingdom for the economic development of the dominion the corporate is payment N3 billion each year grant for a 25-year amount and additionally sponsoring the African country Prize for Science and therefore the Nigeria Prize for Literature value $100, 000 each.
As a part of its increased company Social Responsibility, CSR, the NLNG is sponsoring scholarships, health initiatives and designed infrastructure in bonnie Island, to host community and plenty of a lot of others. She said the corporate body is proud to celebrate a big milestone in its thirty years fruitful existence.
“NLNG is celebrating 30 years of incorporation this year. At the same time,, we are also celebrating 20 years of safe and reliable production and delivery of LNG to the world. These milestones are what have made 2019 a very special and auspicious year for us all.
“Never before has our history been told the way it has been done this year, showing you in clarity how Nigeria built this company into success. A number stands out in all of these narratives; the number 30.
“The significance in this is that in our history, major developments and milestones are in blocks of 30 years. Starting in the 1960s, it took about 30 years of false and botched starts before the NLNG concept gained traction and the company was incorporated in 1989.
“From that time, it took another 30 years of developing what you currently see as Nigeria LNG. We have signed FIDs which paved the way for our current 22 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) plant which has made the following possible.” she said.