Tetracore Energy Commissions CNG Facility, Groundbreaking of LNG Project

In continuation of its efforts to deepen gas penetration in West Africa and support the Federal Government of Nigeria’s Decade of Gas agenda, Tetracore Energy Group has commissioned phase I  of its compressed natural gas (CNG) facility with a of capacity 3.1 MMscf/d (84,000 scm/d)  located on the Benin-Sagamu Express Road in Ogun State.

The effort, it said, will support gas availability along Nigeria’s Western-Southern corridor where some of the country’s biggest industrial clusters are located.

In a statement, it said the facility is expandable to 6.2 MMscf/d, providing room for expansion as the demand for gas grows. 

In addition to the newly commissioned CNG facility, Tetracore has also embarked on an ambitious modular Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project.

“This initiative aims to further diversify the company’s energy offerings and contribute to the nation’s energy independence. Tetracore’s LNG facility will enable the efficient production and distribution of liquefied natural gas, providing a versatile and environmentally friendly energy source for various applications, including transportation, industry, and power generation,” it said.

Managing Director of Tetracore, Olakunle Williams expressed his vision for the company’s role in shaping Nigeria’s energy future at the commissioning event.

While speaking about the new facility he said, “We are excited to be play a part in the development of Nigeria’s energy sector as we celebrate this important milestone of commissioning our CNG facility and break ground on our small-scale LNG facility. This milestone marks a significant step towards unlocking and harnessing the nation’s abundant natural resources while contributing to national economic development in Nigeria and across Africa. Beyond building infrastructure, we’re laying the groundwork for a lasting impact on Nigeria’s energy landscape. We are determined to harness natural gas’s potential to drive industrialization and enable energy availability. We know that through our dedication, we will drive the transition towards cleaner fuels and propel the region towards sustainable energy solutions.”

He aded, “Tetracore has invested in modern technology for its CNG facility, including compression technology equipped with an inbuilt fire suppressant system, ensuring safety and optimal compression at all times. The state-of-the-art CNG facility is designed for maximum efficiency, achieving an energy conversion efficiency rate of over 90%.

 “Additionally, the company has implemented ISO 9001:2015 QMS standards across the organization, demonstrating its commitment to quality delivery, customer satisfaction, and continuous improvement of its processes.”

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