Sylva Commends LNG, Daris Tele on Decade of Oil and Gas


The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has applauded the management of Daris Tele Limited under the leadership of Tokunbo Olateru-Olagbegi for the commitment and eͿorts put into making the documentar­y on Nigeria’s decades of oil and gas production.

The minister who spoke at the launch of the documentar­y: ‘The Nigerian Gas Journey... Past, Present and Future’, recalled that the National Gas Policy approved by the federal government in 2017 foresees Nigeria as an attractive gas-based industrial nation, centred on satisfying local gas demand requiremen­ts, and developing a signiÀcant presence in internatio­nal markets.

He disclosed that the documentar­y by Daris Tele, which was put together through the assistance and support of the Nigerian LNG captured the story from all angles of the industry insisting that it was a wise decision “in getting this documentar­y and brochure produced on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in line with FG’s declaratio­n of the “The Decade of Gas”.

The policy according to Sylva seeks to deÀne and set the framework necessary to move Nigeria from being a crude oil export-based economy to becoming an attractive, oil and gas-based industrial economy.

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