02 January 2019, Sweetcrude, Lagos — Nigeria exported $118.08 million worth of gas in September this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said.
The corporation stated this in its recently-released Monthly Financial and Operations Report for September, noting that export gas sales amounted to $118.08 million in the month while the September 2017 to September 2018 crude oil and gas transactions indicated that crude oil and gas worth $5.45 billion was exported.
In the downstream sector, the report indicated that during the month under review, NNPC continued to ensure increased petrol supply and effective distribution across the country. It said 1.66 billion litres of petrol, translating to 55.50 million litres per day, were supplied by the corporation.
The report also stated that during the month of September, a total of 125 pipeline points were vandalised, out of which eight pipeline points failed to be welded and only one pipeline point was ruptured.
The figure translates to a significant increase from the 86 vandalised points recorded in the previous month.
A further breakdown of the September, 2018 records indicated that Aba-Enugu and Mosimi-Ibadan pipelines accounted for 36 points and 33 points respectively or approximately 29 percent or 26 percent, respectively.