NNPC Explains Drop In Gas Supply

 NNPC Explains Drop In Gas Supply

A floating fuel filling station belonging to Nigeria’s state oil firm Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) sits idle on a river in the oil rich southeastern Delta state, Nigeria June 18, 2017. Picture taken June 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the drop in power generation could have been triggered by the continuous rejection of load by the distribution companies due to frequency management.

The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Ughamadu said that power generation dropped by 712MW on Aug. 13, compared to the previous day’s generation, adding that output from all the Hydro Power Plants and some gas-fired stations, including Egbin in Lagos, suffered decline.

Mariam Harun

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