NIPCO inaugurates Auto CNG station, vows to drive positive change


The NIPCO Gas Limited says it has inaugurated Auto CNG station in Kubwa, Abuja in its commitment to drive positive change in the nation’s energy landscape.

The Managing Director of NIPCO, Mr Nagendra Verma in a statement on Sunday in Lagos, described the step as a significant stride towards providing economical, sustainable and environmentally friendly fuel for transportation.

Verma said that the feat underscored unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship.

“The station, which commenced operations over the weekend, is an affirmation of the company’s determination to ensure widespread availability of Auto CNG across Nigeria .

He said the project was significant as the nation grappled with the challenges of fuel expenses and environmental sustainability necessitating cleaner energy alternatives.

“NIPCO Gas is at the forefront of driving positive change in the country’s energy landscape.

“This newly commissioned station is a testament of the company’s mission to drive positive change in the country’s transportation sector,” the MD said.

According to him, it is the company’s belief that the path to a sustainable future starts with transformative initiatives, “and the launch of the Kubwa AutoCNG Station exemplifies our commitment in action”.

He noted that AutoCNG, known for its cost-effectiveness and significant lower carbon emissions compared to traditional fuels, was positioned as a beacon of environmentally responsible transportation.

Verma expressed the firm’s steadfast dedication to enhance CNG accessibility throughout Nigeria.

He elaborated the company’s investment in cutting-edge technologies and infrastructure, to ensure the widespread availability of CNG across the country.

Verma expressed optimism about the positive impact that increased CNG adoption would have on both the environment and the economy.

He added: “NIPCO Gas commitment extends beyond mere commercial operations.

“It aligns seamlessly with the national initiative championed by President Bola Tinubu, to make CNG readily available across Nigeria.

“This initiative, a strategic move to diversify the nation’s energy mix and reduce dependence on conventional fuels.”

According to him, the president’s visionary initiative aims to harness the potentials of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a cleaner and more affordable alternative.

Verma said NIPCO Gas, in sync with the national agenda, had actively supported and implemented measures to contribute to the success of the initiative.

“With the launch of the AutoCNG Station in Kubwa, NIPCO Gas is not just embracing a sustainable energy solution.

“It is actively participating in a transformative movement that aligns with the broader goals of the nation,” the MD said.

He said that NIPCO Gas was a leading energy company committed to delivering reliable and sustainable energy solutions to communities across Nigeria.

“With a focus on innovation and environmental responsibility, NIPCO Gas strives to be a catalyst for positive change in the energy sector, promoting cleaner alternatives such as AutoCNG to contribute to a greener and more sustainable future,” he said.


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