5 March 2015

NLNG Deputy MD, Mai-Bornu visits Gas Terminalling facility



L-R: Oluwatayo Odetunde: Financial Controller, Gas Terminalling| Abubakar Folami: CFO, Gas Terminalling| Pascal Akachi Okoro: Senior Marketing Officer, NLNG| Sadeeq Mai-Bornu: DMD, NLNG| and Dayo Adesina: President, NLPGA

The Deputy Managing Director of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd (NLNG), Mr Mai-Borno Sadeeq made a courtesy visit to the Lagos LP Gas filling facility of Gas Terminalling.

Received by the CFO of Gas Terminalling, Mr Abubakar Folami; the Nigeria LP Gas Association (NLPGA) president, Mr Dayo Adeshina and other senior staff of the company, the DMD was taken round the over 500MT holding capacity (including mobile storage) Ijora LPG filling facility where he inspected the operations of the plant.

He also inspected other LPG-powered products on display by the organization as Gas Terminalling takes the lead in promoting alternative energy solution in the country, some of which include the LPG-fired cold room suitable for cooling and preservation of fresh vegetables; dairy and other agricultural products, the LPG-powered water heater which runs completely on LPG to provide hot water within seconds of powering on; suitable for residential; hospitals and hotels hot water need, the LPG-powered generator (25kva – 100kva) and Independent Power Plant (IPP 1MW -. 20MW), which provides a cost-saving of 25%- 40% to the conventional diesel generators, suitable for powering residential buildings, industrial sites and estates wishing to generate its own power.

Commenting on his observations after the inspection, the DMD expressed he was impressed with the level of coordinated operations and state-of-the-art equipment at the facility. He also commended the range of innovative LPG-powered products the company parades, stating that the company should sustain its investment at raising the bar in the industry. An investment the DMD said, will help position it for the gains of the industry in the not-too-distant future.

He praised the management of Gas Terminalling for the level of HSE standards and policies put in place at the facility, and advised the company not to rest on its oars, but to constantly build on whatever strides already made in that direction.