The Research, Technology and Innovation division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) is collaborating with renewable energy company, Ceesolar Energy Limited on decarbonization.
This is according to a post shared by Ceesolar on Thursday, October 5 via LinkedIn. According to the company, the goal is to make energy production more efficient.
In August 2022, during the launch of the Nigeria Energy Transition Plan, Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer of NNPCL, emphasized the oil and gas sector’s pivotal role as a major source of carbon emissions and its significant impact on the climate.
He underscored the company’s commitment to addressing this issue by implementing a series of decarbonization measures.
These measures primarily include the elimination of gas flaring from NNPCL’s operations, the pursuit of carbon capture initiatives, and the adoption of cutting-edge technologies that facilitate low-carbon operations.
All these efforts are aligned with NNPCL’s overarching focus on advancing the transition to cleaner energy sources, particularly in the realm of gas and energy transition.
Prior to this, Kyari emphasized NNPCL’s firm belief in the importance of inclusive policy actions. These actions are seen as crucial in ensuring access to both finance and low-carbon technology, fundamental pillars for maintaining global energy security and fostering equitable growth.
Furthermore, Kyari outlined NNPCL’s strategic approach to achieving carbon neutrality, focusing on three primary areas: