10 October 2018, Sweetcrude, Lagos — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in its newly-released performance report for June 2018, said a total of 744 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, mmscf/d, was delivered to gas-fired power plants in the month.
The 744mmscf/d of gas was utilised in the generation of about 2,970MW of power compared with that of May 2018, when 742mmscf/d was supplied to generate 2,940MW.
A total of 211.51 billion cubic feet, bcf, of natural gas was produced in the month of June 2018, translating to an average daily production of 7.056mmscf/d.
During the period under review, production from joint ventures, production sharing contracts and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, accounted for about 69.35 percent, 21.77 percent and 8.88 percent respectively, of the total national gas production.
The gas flare rate for the month under review was 10.33 percent – an average of about 721.83mmscf/d – while the average gas flare rate for the period, June 2017 to June 2018, was 10.4per cent – an average of 813.37mmscfd, the report said.