The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the nation recorded 194 cases of pipeline vandalism between January 2017 and the corresponding period of this year.During the release of its January financial and operational report yesterday in Abuja, the agency noted that gas supply to the power sector during the period under the review jerked up by 88.89 per cent, admitting that the vandalism posed a major challenge to its operations. According to NNPC, the development has continued to threaten government’s efforts in sanitizing the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry, especially the move to make country a net exporter of refined petroleum products. The report indicated that vandalism remains the biggest problem of operations at the downstream sector, putting the corporation at a disadvantageous position while it lasted.Of the 194 cases, the NNPC noted that PHC-Aba and Aba-Enugu pipeline segment of the network accounted for 187 points […]