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NIPCO Gas wins double awards on gas innovation

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Nigerian Independent Petroleum Company (NIPCO) Gas Plc has bagged two awards at the Nigerian Gas Association’s 13th International Conference and Exhibition (NGAICE).

According to the organisers of the events, NIPCO won Nigeria Domestic Gas Ambassadors Award and Gas Sector Innovation Pioneer Award due to its contributions to Nigeria’s gas sector.

The company whose efforts started with the inauguration of Compressed Natural Gas stations in Benin, Edo State in 2009 has to date commissioned 12 outlets and operates over 100 km of pipeline network providing piped natural gas to industries.

ED Ubong, the president of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) said the two awards are in recognition of the company’s role in deepening gas utilisation and pioneering innovative technology towards the growth and development of the Nigerian Gas Industry.

He described the occasion as a celebration of the achievement of the glorious moments and successes recorded by NIPCO Gas Limited which has over the years exhibited faith in the resilience of the Nigerian economy through its huge investment in the gas industry.

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Nagendra Verma, the managing director of NIPCO Gas expressed gratitude for the recognition, stressing that it was a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire NIPCO Gas team.

Verma also emphasised the company’s commitment to promoting domestic gas utilisation and offering innovative solutions in the industry by assiduously pushing for the harnessing of the nation’s gas resources for national development

He noted that NIPCO Gas has established itself as a leading player in the gas industry, providing high-quality gas products and stellar services to customers across the country.

According to him, the company’s commitment to innovation and sustainability has earned it a reputation as a trusted and reliable partner in the sector.

Verma expressed deep appreciation to the organisers of the yearly event even as he pledged that NIPCO would keep up the tempo in the full realisation of the growing benefits of a gas-powered economy for the country

He acknowledged the continued and smooth support from NNPC Gas Marketing Limited, NGML, which helped NIPCO Gas to achieve greater heights and contribute towards the growth of the nation’s economy.