NNPC Oil Outlook in Niger, Borno – Report
Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited is looking for crude oil in more northern locations, after discovering the product in Bauchi and Gombe states.
NNPC stated that it was currently taking coordinated steps for further frontier exploration in the region, as part of measures to shore up the country’s oil production and reserves.
The company said this in a document, seen by TheCable, about NNPC’s border exploration services activities from 2020 to 2022.
The document outlined some potential states where the NNPC was expected to discover oil to include Niger, Nasarawa, Sokoto, Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Bauchi and Gombe.
Further north, the Anambra Basin was listed as another area where the NNPC was scrambling to find more oil.
Prospecting is the first stage in the discovery of oil and gas deposits, by virtue of which seismic studies are carried out.
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