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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday Thursday 14th August 2014, commissioned the N90 billion Uquo gas processing facility in Esit Eket, Akwa Ibom.

The gas processing facility is owned by Accugas Limited, a subsidiary of Seven Energy International Limited. It is an indigenous integrated oil and gas development, production and distribution company.

The facility is expected to further boost the country’s power supply.

At the commissioning, GEJ announced that he was impressed and commended the company.
“We are happy with what we have seen today. Seven Energy and Frontier Oil deserve commendation for combining their individual capacities to deliver this project, which will have multiplier effect on the economy such as increasing national power output, employment opportunities for the host communities and Nigerians and additional revenue for both the Federal Government and Akwa Ibom State.”, said the commander-in-chief.

Present at the commissioning ceremony were Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Power Chinedu Nebo, Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board Ernest Nwapa and Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation Edem Duke.

Akwa Ibom Governor Godswill Akpabio and the first lady Ekaete Akpabio were also present.

The Uquo Field is one of the 24 marginal fields awarded to indigenous companies by the  Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in 2003 as part of the Federal Government’s Marginal Field Programme aimed at increasing reserves, production, employment, local content and indigenous participation in the upstream oil and gas business.

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GEJ also inspected the Akwa Ibom Stadium Complex in Uyo
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Photo Credit: Reuben Abati

14 Comments

  1. bruno

    August 15, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Drops of water in a large bucket, jonathan all this things are too petty, face the big dogs, boko haram, constant electricity, corruption etc, by the way mrs Allison madueke i hail you oh, what of the fuel subsidy issue, its okay.

    • Baby

      August 16, 2014 at 5:02 am

      @ Bruno, Jesus loves you. Do you love him?

  2. bruno

    August 15, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    I swear I did not see it, GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN BOULEVARD, lol .there are a lot of things we are still going to rename in this country.

  3. Mimi

    August 15, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    This man is on mission to change Nigeria’s economy but he just has bad luck. Ever since he gaines power terrorism has become extreme and now the Ebola epidemic is distracting from his economic development mission. He needs to pray something is wrong. So many things are happening that is distracting from his effort and it doesnt help that he’s an awful communicator. I just pray that we can get through these terrible events and get back to working on poverty and unemployment issue.

  4. el patron

    August 15, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    They haven’t even started and they have a cracked sandcrete block already! What can we do right?

  5. @edDREAMZ

    August 15, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    Ok we don see ur gud work but be rest assured, after all this money been spent on all this things adequate light will still not be provided to nigerians. Even akwa ibom will not even enjoy light……
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  6. dizzy

    August 16, 2014 at 1:39 am

    this is very good news!!!
    pls note that when you complain about EVERY SINGLE BLOOMING THING!!! people stop taking you seriously.

    which one is cracked sand block!?
    when you see something good, say it is good, when you see something bad, say it is bad.

    THIS IS VERY GOOD.

  7. dizzy

    August 16, 2014 at 3:21 am

    did anyone notice his Chanel cap?

    • Anon

      August 16, 2014 at 10:23 am

      Walahi, I did!

  8. juke

    August 16, 2014 at 9:24 am

    This man has failed us! Out of this 90 billion im sure 80billion has been set asides for the forthcoming elections! Gov fashola gave the best speech i have ever heard! God will never forsake his people!

  9. danzeelee

    August 16, 2014 at 11:39 am

    This is good news. Akwa ibom Is developing to be the best place in Africa. Just hope other state in Nigeria will follow suit.

  10. Anon

    August 16, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    Seven Energy? Ah GEJ went to commission his own company. The ones he uses fronts for. Congrats!

  11. Ano

    August 16, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    God bless you.. This is GEJ’s company he is commissioning. The company is fronted by Kola Aluko and the petroleum minister. Wake up my people!!

  12. emeka

    January 6, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    I believe in Jonathan’s administration. no matter what the people say about him

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