Tue. Nov 12th, 2019

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See Photos As Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Visits Dangote Refinery

Dangote Oil Refinery Company is constructing an integrated refinery and petrochemical complex in the Lekki Free Zone in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Refinery which is said to be producing 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) at completion is already attracting interests and attentions from all nuks and crannies.

The refinery site was visited on Saturday by the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, in company of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) General Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari.

Speaking about what the Minister saw on ground, the Minister said, “ This is one of the impressive projects, if not the most impressive project , we have seen done by a Nigerian. It is a very encouraging development , and for us as government , we have also resolved to support this project fully .

“ In terms of support , it will be in the areas of feedstock and off -take . Government will guarantee some of these things . But all these will come out of discussions with the President of Dangote Group. Once they put their needs on the table , we will look at them and see how to narrow the gap,” he Concluded.

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