Kyari Has Performed Brilliantly – ORAN

The Online Reporters Association of Nigeria on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 praised the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation for bringing unmatched luminosity and unrestrained patriotism to the NNPC.

The Association at the end of its first meeting for the year in Abuja also described Kyari as a straightforward, sincere and reliable GMD.

In a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting signed by its Chairman, Adewole Kehinde and Publicity Secretary, Cyril Onoka, they agreed that the NNPC is in good health as the signs can be found in energy security for Nigeria’s growing population and economy; rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery; reviving of the Warri and Kaduna refineries and development of some petrochemical and fertilizer projects.

The Association took note of the good relationship with Pres Buhari, National Assembly members and stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, commending the GMD for addressing issues that bear on the development of the sector.

They also praised the GMD for doing everything that needed to be done to eliminate smuggling of PMS across the Nigerian boarders; completion of the Gas Flare Commercialization Program; increase of crude oil production; reduction in the cost of crude oil extraction; promoting the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill; Passage of Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Amendment and increase domestic refining capacity.

They commended him for the completion of Phase 1 of the Port Harcourt Refinery Rehabilitation exercise and re-opening of OML 25 flow station in Rivers State

Specifically, the Association praised Kyari for working tirelessly to ensure harmonious relations between host communities and oil industry operators in the country, the signing of the Final Investment Decision for NLNG Train 7 project, the commencement of the AKK pipeline project and the implementation of the deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.