NNPC to sign MoU with Morocco on 7000km gas pipeline project

Written by on September 14, 2022

Nigeria National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited will today sign  a Memorandum of Understanding ,MoU, with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) of Morocco and the Economic Commission of West Africa States, ECOWAS,

In preparation for the signing ceremony which will take place in Rabat, Morocco, the Group Chief Executive Officer, GCEO, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr Omar Touray in Abuja.

NNPC and ONHYN will also sign MOUs with Mauritania and Senegal national oil companies. Both countries will participate in the trans sahara gas pipeline project.

A statement about the visit to the ECOWAS Commission and the MOUs to be signed by the three countries was released through the official twitter handle of NNPC.

Recall in August 2017, NNPC and ONHYN began a feasibility study for the pipeline project. It is estimated to cost $25 billion dollars.


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