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Africa/Middle East: Nigeria

Technical Workshop on Gas-to-Power

Date: November 28-30, 2012
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), NARUC and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) co-hosted a technical, multi-stakeholder workshop on enhancing private investment in natural gas-fired electricity generation.

In helping to educate NERC staff and other relevant stakeholders, NARUC experts provided analysis on investment in the gas market and factors that drive investment decisions in the sector. NARUC experts discussed the various value chains in the gas business, providing a clear understanding of the various dependencies in gas investment. The workshop also focused on project appraisal and management techniques to determine project viability through cost reflectivity and recovery of costs across the gas value chain, contractual documents used in a liberalized gas market, and advances in technology regarding gas-fired power plants and their impact on tariffs.

Stakeholders included representatives from NERC, Nigerian electricity distribution companies (Shoreline Power Co., Afam Power), power station companies (Egbin Power Plant, AES Barge, Azura West Africa), power training institutions and organizations (NAPTIN, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading), representatives from the Nigerian parliament, bank investors, and oil companies.

 

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Project Dates: 2008-Present

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

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