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1/11/2018

INCREASE WHEELING CAPACITY OF NIGERIA’S GRID TO 9,000MW BY TCN

INCREASE WHEELING CAPACITY OF NIGERIA’S GRID TO 9,000MW BY TCN
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed its plan to increase the wheeling capacity of the national grid
from 7,000 megawatts (MW) to 9,000MW before the end of 2018.


Speaking during the 23rd monthly meeting with operators in the power sector in Nasarawa, TCN’s Interim Managing Director, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, said the company intended to embark on a massive re-conductoring of transmission lines across the country this year.
He said: “This is expected to significantly increase the wheeling capacity of TCN (between 2,000MW to 3,000MW). TCN is already in discussions with World Bank to use the balance under the Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) to procure the conductors.”
Qatar Petroleum CEO departs to China for talks on energy cooperation Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Qatar Petroleum President & CEO and the Chairman of Qatargas, left for China at the head of an official delegation to discuss cooperation in the energy field.

Mr. Al-Kaabi and the high-level delegation from Qatar Petroleum and Qatargas will hold talks with chief executives of major Chinese energy companies such as China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), Beijing Gas, and other major institutions.
The visit gains great importance as it comes at a time when China leads the drive behind the increasing global demand for energy, and amidst increasing cooperation between China and the State of Qatar.
Qatar launched the first direct shipping line between Hamad Port and Shanghai in 2017, followed by an agreement between Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat), the marketing arm of Qatar Petroleum, and Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani) to launch direct petrochemical shipping services from Hamad Port to a number of ports, including the port of Shanghai.
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