An oil and gas engineering / construction service company, Oilserv Limited has begun work in its Ajaokuta–Kaduna–Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project, which will harness gas reserves to generate electricity, and stimulate industrialisation.
It is sponsored by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The Chairman, Oilserv Limited, Emeka Okwuosa, in a chat with newsmen, said: “The company will deliver the AKK project to global quality and standards…”
“Oilserv was awarded the engineering, procurement, construction, installation, testing, and commissioning of the first segment of the 614 km x 40-inch gas pipeline, which is from Ajaokuta to mid-way between Abuja and Kaduna.”
The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mr. Melle Kolo Kyari , said: “The AKK project is key to resolving the power deficit challenge of the country. Its multiplier effect on the economy and provisions of jobs will be unprecedented. NNPC will give all necessary support to the contractors to enable them deliver the project within time and within budget”.