To avoid a near collapse of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline project, Nigeria and other African countries have committed to reviving the project targeting gas supply to Europe.
Energy Ministers of Nigeria, Niger and Algeria signed the ‘Declaration of Niamey’ during the third edition of the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) Mining and Petroleum Forum (ECOMOF) in Niamey on February 16, 2022. The pipeline will enable Europe to tap directly into the three country’s significant natural gas reserves.
Endorsed by Chief Timipre Sylva, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mahamane Sani Mahamadou, Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies for the Republic of Niger and Mohamed Arkab, Minister of Energy and Mines, Algeria, the agreement will see the resumption of the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline project…
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