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Nigeria has accidentally discovered a huge reserve of gas reserves in Nigeria according to Timipre Sylva According to the minister of state for petroleum resources, the huge discovery was made while searching for crude Going further, he said that if the country explore further, it will find up to 600 trillion cubic meters of gas
Nigerians can start celebrating as Timipre Sylva revealed that the country has “accidentally” discovered 206 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves. According to the minister of state for petroleum resources, the gas was discovered while the country was searching for crude oil, The Cable reports. Sylva said that the country could discover an additional 600 trillion cubic feet reserve to enable it to achieve the desired development required of a gas nation, Guardian newspaper added. Nigeria accidentally discovers 206trn cubic feet gas reserves, Sylva says.
Timipre Sylva Source: Facebook He said: “We have a lot of gas in this country. We have 206 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves,” Sylva said.
We have a lot of gas in this country. We have 206 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves,” Sylva said.
“This number is already discovered in gas reserves and this 206 trillion cubic feet reserve was found while looking for oil, so it was accidentally discovered. We were actually going to look for crude oil and we found gas, and in that process of accidentally finding gas, we have found up to 206 tcf. “So, the belief is that if we really aim to look for gas dedicatedly, we will find up to 600 trillion cubic meters of gas.” In another report, the Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Cui Jianchun has declared that Nigeria and China relations are intact and blossoming. Ambassador Jianchun made the comment on Thursday, May 27 when he visited the minister of state for petroleum resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva in Abuja. A statement sent to Legit.ng by the spokesman to the minister, Garba Deen Mohammed, noted that the two officials agreed on excellent relations that exist between their two countries and expressed the need to deepen the existing partnership.