Nigeria to construct AKK gas pipeline to boost domestic utilization

AKK gas pipeline project

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the construction of the 40-inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project. The move according to Africa Energy Portal is in line with  Federal Government of Nigeria’s aspiration to boost domestic utilisation of gas in the country. The AKK gas project was conceptualised as an integral part of the Nigerian Gas Master Plan (NGMC), a gas infrastructure blueprint, which was approved by the Federal Executive Council in 2008. The AKK is ultimately designed to complement other major domestic gas transmission systems namely:…

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