Lagos state to begin crude oil production

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), addressing the media on the Mile 12 clash, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Thursday, March 03, 2016. (L-R) With him are Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni and Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), addressing the media on the Mile 12 clash, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Thursday, March 03, 2016. (L-R) With him are Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni and Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde.

Lagos state has become an oil-producing state as a Nigerian oil exploration company, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Co. Ltd (YFP), says it will soon begin production of crude oil from its Aje field located in block OML 113 offshore Lagos. A statement by the company says the company has the capacity to produce 40,000 barrels per day.

“Oil produced from the Aje field will be stored on the Front Puffin which has production capacity of 40,000 barrels of oil per day and storage capacity of 750,000 barrels,” the statement said

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