Lagos — Savannah Energy PLC’s subsidiary, Accugas has commenced gas sales to First Independent Power Limited’s, FIPL power plant, FIPL Afam, in Rivers State.
Following the successful construction of a short pipeline to establish connection and recommissioning of the third-party pipeline linking FIPL Afam to Accugas’ network, Accugas commenced gas deliveries to FIPL Afam of up to a maximum daily nominated quantity of 35 MMscfpd. The average daily nomination for this week is 25 MMscfpd
As announced in early 2020, Savannah signed a gas sales agreement with FIPL Afam marking, at that time, Savannah’s first new gas sales agreement in five years.
FIPL is an affiliate company of Sahara Group with operations in over 42 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.
The FIPL Afam plant has a power generation capacity of 180MW.
Speaking on the development, Andrew Knott, CEO of Savannah Energy, said: “First gas sales to FIPL Afam represents a great milestone for Accugas and Savannah, and the achievement of a key performance goal for 2021. This marks our entry into the high growth Port Harcourt Industrial area. We look forward to developing our relationship further with FIPL over the coming months and are excited to continue our role as the gas supplier of choice to the Nigeria power sector.”
Kola Adesina, Group Managing Director, Sahara Power Group said: “In order to bring energy to life, we at Sahara, through our diversified power assets, continue to seek partnerships that enhance our customer experience and quality of life by ensuring the health of the electricity value chain. We believe with Savannah, we have a partnership that works.”