The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company has commenced oil production from Anyala Field located in Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) 83/85.
This was disclosed by NNPC via its Twitter handle on Thursday.
The Anyala Field, which was discovered 42 years ago, is a shallow water asset.
Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari, said: “NNPC is committed to monetizing ’s abundant oil/gas resources from all our assets. It’s in our informed interest to deliver gas projects in view of the resilience gas has shown in the market since COVID-19 outbreak & the value it delivered.”
“We remain ever committed to delivering value to the 200 millon Nigerians, who are our critical shareholders,” he added.