A Nigerian group ready to participate in the construction of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project

Oilserv Group, a Nigerian engineering, procurement and construction company and group responsible for the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project, has indicated that it is ready to participate in the construction of the Nigeria-Gas Pipeline Project. Morocco (NMGP).

Speaking in an interactive online session, Oilserv Group Chairman and Managing Director, Emeka Okwuosa, said his company had gained considerable capacity and experience in delivering gas pipeline projects in Nigeria and many other countries. regions of the world, local media report.

Okwuosa pointed out that the biggest snag in the use of gas power in Nigeria today was the unavailability of gas pipelines for distribution both for local consumption and for international sales and deliveries.

“Oilserv is therefore always ready and well prepared to make a difference in the delivery of emerging gas pipeline projects on the continent.“, he assured.

“The project that is currently in full swing and in the process is that of Nigeria-Morocco, which will stretch from West Africa to North Africa. It will go from the Niger Delta to the sea off Lagos”he said.

“It will then cross all the countries on the West African coast to Mauritania. It will then pass over the mainland from Mauritania to Morocco, where it will cross the canal to Spain,” he noted.

“We are very aware of the possibilities available to us. This is a project that could take more than one contractor to execute, but we want to be part of it because we have the capacity to complete our projects”Okwuosa said.

He pointed out that the company has made several achievements in the last 25 years of its activity, attributing the success to the deployment of an experienced workforce and the determination to leave good impressions in the oil industry. and gas and other sectors and areas.

The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline mega-project, whose feasibility study began in May 2017 at a cost of several billion dollars, was launched during the official visit of HM King Mohammed VI in December 2016 in Abuja, and a related agreement was signed on June 10, 2018, during a trip to Rabat by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, it is recalled.

This project officially took off after the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), mid-September in Rabat, between the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Kingdom of Morocco and the Economic Community of West African States. (ECOWAS).

The memorandum of understanding for this strategic project was initialed by Sediko Douka, ECOWAS Commissioner in charge of Infrastructure, Energy and Digitalization, Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari, Chief Executive Officer of NNPC, who represents Nigeria, and the Director General of the National Hydrocarbons and Mines Office (ONHYM), Ms. Amina Benkhadra, representative of Morocco.

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