The governor commended Rone’s noteworthy achievements and encouraged other local investors to follow his exemplary path.
Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta expressed his congratulations to Mr. Julius Rone, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UTM FLNG Limited, on his 49th birthday on June 25.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, Governor Oborevwori described Rone, also known as “The Gas King,” as a distinguished individual from Delta who has made significant contributions to the state and country through his investments in the oil and gas industry and other business ventures.
The governor commended Rone’s noteworthy achievements and encouraged other local investors to follow his exemplary path. Governor Oborevwori emphasized that Rone’s remarkable contributions have earned him a place of honor in the history of Delta State.
Oborevwori said: “On behalf of my family, the Government and people of Delta State, I rejoice with my brother and friend in whom I am well pleased, Mr Julius Rone, OFR on the occasion of his 49th birth anniversary today.
“Through dint of hardwork, focus and perseverance, he has built UTM FLNG Limited to become Nigeria’s first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.
“Of more importance to us is the very strategic investment in the FLNG facility with its headquarters expected to be sited in Warri.
“We are very excited because the floating gas investment would enhance energy transition, employment, capacity building, transfer of technology, reduce gas flaring, increase domestic supply, and export, all targeted at generating additional revenue for stakeholders.
“As you celebrate this joyous occasion of your birth anniversary, I join your family and well wishers in celebrating a life of great accomplishments and outstanding patriotism with which God has blessed you.
“It is my prayer that you will continue to grow in business and enjoy robust health and many years of service to God and mankind”.