Liquids project to take-off this month –ExxonMobil
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Hamisu Muhammad, on 05-06-2008 00:00
expected Gas to Liquids project by the ExxonMobil is expected to start
at the end of this month, the Managing Director of ExxonMobil, Mr John
Chaplin has said.
yesterday at a discussion with the federal government representative in
Abuja, Mr. Chaplin said ExxonMobil remain committed to being a catalyst
for development in Nigeria in response to government energy objectives.
the Gas to Liquids for Petrol Technology is a project comes into
fruition as it would serve "a catalyst for economic growth and
stressed that the project which would see port/terminal facilities built
in Akwa Ibom state that would facilitate shipping thereby enhancing
Nigeria’s marine leadership in the Gulf of Guinea.
The Gas to
Liquids for Petrol project was presented to President Umaru Musa Yar’
Adua by the ExxonMobil management in March this year.
remarks, the Minister of State for energy (petroleum) Mr Odein
Ajumogobia, says federal government is eager to see the proposed
ExxonMobil’s "Gas to Liquids for Petrol Technology" Project.
minister said the project is a brilliant idea and is in line with
government’s aspiration to utilize the nation’s abundant natural gas
resources." Mr. President is very anxious to see that the project comes
into reality," he said.