Ike Amos 28 September 2016, Sweetcrude, Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says about 326.8 million standard cubic feet, MSCF, per day of gas was supplied to gas-fired power plants in the country in June.
This represents about 59.41 per cent of the total 550.10 million SCF per day of gas supplied to the domestic market during the month.
The balance of 223.30 million SCF per day or 40.59 per cent was supplied to other industries, according to the NNPC’s Monthly Financial and Operations Report for June 2016.
“Similarly, for the period of July 2015 to June 2016 an average of 991.72 million SCF per day of gas was supplied to the domestic market comprising of an average of 650.39 million SCF per day or 65.58 per cent as gas supply to the power plants and 341.32 million SCF per day or 34.42 per cent, as gas supply to industries,” the report stated.
Also in the report, the NNPC said Nigeria exported 99.38 billion SCF of gas in June out of the total 216.60 billion SCF of natural gas were produced in the month, translating to an average daily production of 7.22 billion SCF.
The report indicated that the 99.38 billion SCF of gas exported during the month was part of about 115.88 billion SCF of gas commercialised during the month, the balance being 16.50 billion SCF channeled to the domestic market.
This, the report noted, translates to an average daily supply of 550.10 million SCF per day of gas to the domestic market and 3.31 billion SCF per day of gas supplied to the export market.