Port Harcourt — The Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic LNG, Dr. Philip Mshelbila, has been appointed to replace Engr. Tony Attah as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG.
NLNG General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development, Eyono Fatayi-Williams, announced that the appointment was approved by the Board of Directors of the NLNG at its last board meeting.
Fatayi-Williams explained that Attah will return to his parent company, Shell, on August 30, 2021 at the expiration of his five-year tenure at the helm of affairs.
Engr. Attah was appointed Chief Executive Officer by the NLNG board in July 2016.
She also disclosed that Dr. Mshelbila, who is rounding-up his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic LNG Company of Trinidad & Tobago, will be taking over from Engr. Attah on August 31, 2021.
NLNG is an incorporated joint venture owned by four shareholders, namely, the Federal Government of Nigeria, represented by NNPC (49%), Shell Gas B.V. (25.6%), Total Gaz Electricite Holdings France (15%), and Eni International N.A. N.V. S.àr.l (10.4%).