NNPC E&P Ltd, NOSL Hit First Oil In OML 13, Akwa Ibom State

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NNPC Exploration and Production Limited (NNPC E&P Ltd), NNPC Ltd’s flagship upstream subsidiary, and Natural Oilfield Services Ltd (NOSL) have announced the successful commencement of oil production at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 13 in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Production by the company, which is also a subsidiary of Sterling Oil Exploration & Energy Production Company Ltd (SEEPCO), commenced on the 6th of May 2024, and between 6,000 barrels and 40,000 barrels of oil are expected per day by May 27th, 2024.

The first oil flow from OML 13 is a historic milestone in the partnership between NNPC E&P Ltd and NOSL, highlighting their dedication to driving growth and development in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, which remains a vital component of the nation’s economy.

This achievement not only signifies the culmination of rigorous planning and execution but also heralds a new era of economic empowerment and development opportunities for the host communities, a positive step towards their prosperity.

Furthermore, for Nigeria, the first oil from OML 13 holds some significance as it contributes to the country’s efforts to increase its oil production capacity, which is crucial for meeting domestic energy needs and driving economic growth.

The NNPC E&P Ltd and NOSL partnership is unwavering in its commitment to operating in a manner that is safe, environmentally responsible, and beneficial to the local communities. This dedication ensures the sustainability and longevity of our operations.