The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has assured that the construction of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGaPS) at Emeyal 1 Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State will be ready for operations last quarter of 2023
Penpushing reports that Chief Engineer of the Consulting firm handling the construction Engr. Kelly Oduade gave the assurance while conducting members of the Guild of Online Corporate Publishers (GOCOP at the 24 hectares complex.
The Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGaPS) it is recalled is a policy being piloted by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to drive the promotion of manufacturing in Oil and Gas industry and its linkage sectors in Nigeria.
Penpushing further reports that the scheme is being built across all the nine Niger Delta States., while it is also on record that similar project located at Odukpani in Cross River State has been completed, while facilities in the South-South region of the country have been completed.
The Engineer explained that at the Emeyal 1 scheme, majority of key facilities have been delivered while others will be set before the end of the year, stressing that the massive industrial hub is coming with 24/7 uninterrupted power supply.
Penpushing also reports that he said Ashpalt-paved internal road network, water treatment plant, effluent water treatment plant, administrative building block, mini-park Estate of 3 Blocks of Flats, capacity building (training centre) Block, drainage system, security gatehouse, hostel block and fire station amongst others have been provided.
The Media Tour Guide and General Manager of Corporate Communications at the board, Ginah Ginah while corroborating the consultant’s presentation noted that apart from the listed infrastructures coming with the park, there are provisions and land spaces for willing investors to develop customized facilities that will add value to their activities at the park.
Penpushing reports that he stated that, the park is willing to allocate plots for developments like filling stations, manufacturing shop floor/warehouses, oil and gas processing, manufacturing shops and others with different number of plot sizes as may be demanded by investors.
The Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGaPS) Emeyal 1 scheme is situated along Otuoke-Emeyal 1 Road in Ogbia, Bayelsa State, with accessible from Imiringi, Opolo and newly dualized (SUKUK bond funded) Yenegwe-Kolo to Otuoke to Bayelsa Palm Road.
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