The Agura Independent Power Plant is 780MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Lagos, Nigeria. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2028 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 780 780 Permitting Lagos, Nigeria Chevron Nigeria


The project is being developed by Chevron Nigeria. Nigerian National Petroleum and Chevron are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel will be procured from NGC Escravos Lagos Pipeline System.

The project cost is expected to be around $750m.

Agura Independent Power Plant (Agura Independent Power Plant Phase II) consists of 1 gas turbine with 165MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2028. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

Contractors Involved

Agura Independent Power Plant (Agura Independent Power Plant Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens SGT5-2000E gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines with 165MW nameplate capacity.

About Chevron Nigeria

Chevron Nigeria Ltd (Chevron Nigeria) a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation is an oil and gas company that offers exploration, production and transportation of crude oil and natural gas. The company distributes products such as additives, jet fuels, base oil, chemical, fuel, lubricant, marine fuels and lubricants and process oils. It operates the Agbami Field, which is located off the coast of the central Niger Delta region. The company also has a nonoperated interest in the Usan Field. It has invested in power generating facilities in the US and other countries. Chevron Nigeria is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.


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