Shell Nigeria Gas signs 20yr supply agreement for Agbara
Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has signed a 20-year agreement for the distribution of gas to industrial customers and manufacturing plants to enhance further industrialisation in Agbara Estate and other areas in Ogun State.
In the new deal with the Nigerian Gas Marketing Corporation (NGMC), SNG will also extend its distribution network to Badagry.
SNG’s managing director said that the new partnership would deepen domestic gas utilisation in Nigeria.
Shell supplies Agbara Industrial Park with gas for decades. As reliable partner for its manufacturing tenants SNG now eyes to further deepen this relation.
“This agreement will enable local industries to thrive and create employment opportunities for Nigerians. We look forward to continuing to grow gas distribution to industries in Ogun State and other parts of Nigeria ” Ubong said.
“As reliable partner for its manufacturing tenants SNG now eyes to further deepen this relation.”
Managing director of NGMC, Faruk Usman, said, “We continue to work with credible partners to accelerate the marketing and distribution of natural gas to major industrial users in Nigeria in line with the vision of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the steers of the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.”
Agbara Industrial Park is West Africa’s main manufacturing enclave that has been selected by a wide range of reputable foreign multinational and local manufacturing firms for five decades, including firms like Unilever, Nestlé, GSK, Shell, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, LG, Pharma Deko, VitaMalt, Beta Glass, Perfetti Van Melle, Evans Medical, Big Bottling Company, Nigerian Breweries, UAC, Suntory, Cometstar, Beloxxi, Corona School, more than 10 financial institutions and many other reputable firms.
The 454 Ha development is located between the two deep-sea port locations of Lagos and Badagry. With direct access to the Expressway the enclave connects by road to the rest of the ECOWAS.
Agbara Industrial Park tenants have access to a complete range of reliable on-site services:
- LNG (Gas line) connection to all properties for low-cost 24/7 electricity, operated by Shell.
- An electricity substation connected to the National Grid.
- A new Independent Power Plant (42 MW gas turbine) with a heat recovery system for steam production.
- A solar plant.
- Central Sewage Treatment System.
- Renewed access control.
- Industrial grade roads.
- Hard ground – not waterlogged.
- 24/7 Police and Agbara Estate Security Patrol.
- Solar powered streetlights.
- Plenty of underground water and in the nearby lagoon.
- Broadband fibre internet.
Strategically located off the Expressway between the ports locations of Apapa, Tin Can in Lagos and Badagry, Agbara Industrial Park in a unique intermodal location served two main road arteries including the almost completed Lagos – Badagry Expressway, the international airport and a station on the Light Rail Mass Transit connecting Lagos to Badagry.
Since 1970, Agbara Industrial Park, another LandAfrique endeavour in Sub Saharan Africa led by its CEO Paulo Cruz, has been the launching platform for many companies in West Africa that wish to operate efficiently.
The renewed 2.0 version will cement further the leading position as Nigeria’s manufacturing heart. The new version has additional features to complete the robust package it offers to its tenants.