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Power price a problem for Nigerian small-scale LNG

It will be difficult for developers to move small-scale LNG projects forward in Nigeria unless the government raises energy tariffs It will be difficult for developers to move small-scale LNG projects forward in Nigeria unless the government raises energy tariffs.
By Miriam Malek 5 July 2017 Middle East & Africa / LNG 0 26628
Construction work at Greenville LNG, Nigeria. (Greenville LNG)

Investors are looking at small-scale LNG as a way to bypass problems with Nigeria’s gas and power infrastructure that are preventing them from selling pipeline gas to the domestic market. But they could struggle to make headway until the government increases domestic power tariffs.

The Rumuji plant, a small-scale LNG plant in Rivers state operated by Nigeria-based Greenville LNG, is eyeing first production by September this year, an employee confirmed to Interfax Natural Gas Daily. The facility will send LNG via trucks to...

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