The Management of the Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria Limited on Tuesday, 23rd of November, 2021 hosted a trade delegation from Russia under the auspices of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industries as well as the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization- Russian Chapter.
The Team led by Ivan Klevtsov (CEO of Metalwork) represents over 28 major Russian businesses. The MD of GACN, Mr. Olalekan Ogunleye welcomed the visitors and emphasized that this was the right time to invest in the Nigerian Gas Sector given that the Petroleum Industry Act is now being implemented and the Federal Government of Nigeria has demonstrated unparalleled commitment to Gas development and utilization of Gas as a major economic development tool in Nigeria. He presented an array of opportunities to be explored by the investor groups and provided needed clarifications.
The group expressed interest in investing in LNG and CNG Projects in-country and the meeting agreed on concrete action paths to be pursued while GACN reiterated that it would provide end-to-end support for all serious Gas sector investors.
The engagement was also attended by several Abuja business community representatives including Prince Tokunbo Kayode, SAN (CON) and former President of the Abuja Chambers of Commerce and Industries.
GACN also emphasized its prioritization of support for FGN & NNPC’s Gas sector initiatives such as the Decade of Gas, Autogas and Gas Flare Commercialization, etc. as GACN indeed has evolved into a one-stop-shop for Gas utilization expansion drive and Gas Commercialization Nationwide.