Dangote oil refinery inches closer to completion with arrival of key equipment from china

NIGERIA – The Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Company has announced the arrival of a key equipment that would process crude oil in its refinery being built in Lagos. In a statement to newsrooms, the company described the crude distillation column equipment as the largest in the world with a distilling capacity of 650,000 barrels per stream day. “The significant equipment has a weight of 2,250 metric tonnes; length, 112.5 metres; width, 14.036 metres; and height, 13.752 meters,” it said. The company’s Head, Maritime and Ports Infrastructure, Capt. Rajen Sachar,…

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Nigeria’s government pledges to support the completion of Dangote petroleum refinery

NIGERIA’S — The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has pledged support of the Federal Government towards ensuring the completion of the historic 650,000 BPD, Dangote Petroleum Refinery. The minister gave the government’s pledge during an official visit to the Petrochemical complex located at the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria where he was led on a tour of the refinery by the Group President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, and the company’s Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects and Portfolio Development, Mr. Devakumar Edwin.…

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