…five more set to come on board

By Inimfon Usoro

As at the time of this update, Mechanical completion and Flare-up of the Port-Harcourt Oil Refinery has been completed. This was confirmed via a video released by Engineers handling the refinery and an update by Ibimina Jim-George.

The ongoing effort at ensuring the coming on board of all the refineries is in line with the resolve of the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR to stop the importation of petroleum products into the country.

According to the updates, Dangote Oil Refinery has received another one million barrels of Crude Oil from Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL).

Also, rehabilitation work is progressing at the Warri Oil Refinery and it is expected to come on board by the second quarter of 2024.

The fourth refinery which is also expected to be fully functional in due course is the Kaduna Refinery. As at the time of this report, rehabilitation work is ongoing and is expected to come on board by the end of 2024.

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Two Refineries in Edo State have also taken delivery of 75,500 barrels of Crude from Oza Oil Field this is even as WalterSmith Refinery plans 10,000 barrels per day production.