The Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGaPS), being developed by the
Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) would drive the promotion of manufacturing in Oil and Gas industry and its linkage sectors in Nigeria.
The General Manager of Corporate Communications at the NCDMB, Ginah O. Ginah noted that apart from notable infrastructures coming with the park, there are provisions and land spaces for willing investors to develop customized facilities that will add value to their activities at the park.
According to him, the park is willing to allocate plots for developments like filling stations, manufacturing shop floor/warehouses, oil and gas processing, manufacturing shops and others with different number of plot sizes as may be demanded by investors.
The NOGaPS Emeyal 1 scheme is situated along Otuoke-Emeyal 1 Road in Ogbia, Bayelsa State. It is accessible from Imiringi, Opolo and newly dualized (SUKUK bond funded) Yenegwe-Kolo to Otuoke to Bayelsa Palm Road.
Ginah, informed the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), who are on guided media tour of NOGaPS facilities in the South-South region of the country that the project is coming with enormous economic benefits to the country.
Speaking also, the Chief Engineer of the Consulting firm handling the construction Engr. Kelly Oduade, assured that the project will be delivered by the last quarter of 2023.
The scheme is being built across all the nine Niger Delta States.
Even as that of Odukpani in Cross River State is completed, Engr. Oduade said the facilities in the South-South region of the country at the Emeyal 1 scheme, majority of key facilities have been delivered while others will be set before the end of the year.
According to him, the massive industrial hub is coming with 24/7 uninterrupted power supply, Ashpalt-paved internal road network, water treatment plant, effluent water treatment plant, administrative building block, mini-park Estate of 3 Blocks of Flats, capacity building (training centre) Block, drainage system, security gatehouse, hostel block and fire station amongst others.