$4 billion worth NLNG Train 7 project would partner Nigerian companies to benefit local economy – Tony Attah

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*Tony Attah, MD, Nigeria LNG Limited
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26 November 2018,Naija247news.com, Port Harcourt — The Nigerian economy will derive maximum value from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Train 7 project, according to Managing Director of the Nigeria LNG Limited, Mr. Tony Attah.

Attah disclosed this at a public workshop on Nigerian Content for NLNG’s Train 7 Development in Port Harcourt, targeted at giving Nigerian companies information on how Nigerian Content could be maximised in the execution of the project.

He said the workshop was the third held by the company in its bid to ensure Nigerian companies and the Nigerian economy derive maximum value from the Train 7 project.

The managing director, who said the company was 100 percent committed to the project, assured that it would be delivered with the involvement of competent Nigerian companies.

He explained that the project, valued at over $4 billion, is expected to commence as soon as a Final Investment Decision, FID, is taken.

“NLNG is underpinned by its vision of being ‘a global LNG company helping to build a better Nigeria’. The global play is about the business itself and helping to build a better Nigeria is consist with our partnership with NCDMB.

“I will like to invite Nigerian companies to please participate in Train 7, which is the purpose of this workshop,” he stated.

Attah further said: “It is consistent with our partnership with NCDMB. It also opens up the opportunities for local companies to play, starting with understanding the scope of the project.

“In addition, it creates an opportunity to meet the two consortia we are currently working with, B7 JV and SCD JV. They are the key players tasked with the Front End Engineering Design (FEED)”.

The NLNG boss also announced that the company is in the forefront of deliberate efforts towards eliminating gas flaring in Nigeria.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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