Baru to address World Gas Confab in Washington



Group Managing of the Nigerian Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru join other global leaders to at the ongoing 27th Gas Conference (WGC) between 25th and 29th June 2018 in Washington, United States.

A statement by the Group General of NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu said during the five-day global gas showpiece, Baru is expected to market Nigeria’s tremendous gas potentials as a key driver in the nation’s socio-economic development, power as well as industrialization.

As part of the key at the conference, Baru on the “Role of Gas in Power ” where he is expected to highlight the various gas-to-power initiatives of the Government as championed by the NNPC.

Speaking on the conference, President, Nigerian Gas Association, Dada Thomas, said with over 192tcf in gas reserves, Nigeria was well-positioned to ensure stable long-term infrastructure development and revenue .

The WGC is the most important global gas industry gathering of influential leaders, policy-makers, buyers, sellers and experts on gas.

This year’s event , for the first time, include participation from professionals working in finance, trading, law, sustainability, renewable as well as policy and government sectors.

Organised since 1931 by the International Gas Union (IGU), the triennial event aims to raise the profile of natural gas while offering timely updates on strategic, commercial and technical issues facing the entire gas value-chain.