WHAT WE DO
The NGTNC is a contractual framework between the Network Operator and the users that will provide open and competitive access to gas transportation infrastructure in the country.
The Licence Type and fees include:
|T1: Systems with capacity < 1 BSCF/D
|T2: Systems with capacity 1 - 5 BSCF/D
|T3: Systems with capacity > 5 BSCF/D
|S1: Shipping capacity 1 - 30 MMSCF/D
|S2: Shipping capacity 31 - 200 MMSCF/D
|S3: Shipping capacity > 200 MMSCF/D
Yes, Companies can apply for and obtain multiple licenses. However, a transporter cannot obtain a license to be a shipper on its own transportation pipeline.
Maximum of 14 working days.
When your application has been processed, you should receive notification from the the Department. If at any time you would like to check the status of your application submission, please sign in to the portal.
Yes, before payment of processing fee.
No, payment is valid for a period of one year.
Existing licence holders are required to log into their account area to renew their expiring licence.
2 months before expiration of licence.
The document required for application depends on the type and category of Licence been applied for. This is available on the NCELAS Portal; however, the general requirements are listed below.
It is proposed that each prospective license applicant should be required to submit the following to the Department:
Please check and confirm your debit card information is accurate, check if there are sufficient funds in your account for the transaction to be complete and, lastly confirm that you are still connected to the portal, then try again. If you have been debited and experiencing a delay in reversal, kindly contact your bank
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the document that you trying to upload:
An account activation email is automatically sent to the email address used to register your account, kindly sign into your email to validate your account by clicking the link presented in the email message for validation. Once this has been done, you will be able to log into the Portal. If the issue persists, you can do the following:
You can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently, the NCELAS covers the Escravos Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) and the Oben -Ajaokuta Pipelines.
Where necessary for the purposes of Operational Balancing the Operator may curtail deliveries at System Entry Points and offtakes at System Exit Points in accordance with the provisions of the Code. However, the NMDPRA issues directives in respect of which the curtailment priority applies.
NCELAS Document (Section D) available on NMDPRA website. https://www.nmdpra.gov.ng/nigerian-gas-transportation-network-code-ngtnc/