July 15, 2024
Dangote Refinery to process 650,000 barrels per day, products hit market July
– By Godswill Odiong

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By Godswill Odiong
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group has said that the company will release the first batch of refined products from the 650,000 bpd capacity Dangote Refinery & Petrochemicals plant into the market in July and August this year.

 

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Founder and Chief Executive of the Dangote Group Aliko Dangote gestures during an interview with Reuters in his office in Lagos, Nigeria, June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye/File Photo

In a speech at the refinery inauguration, in Lagos, Dangote said the plant will meet all of Nigeria’s refined products needs as well as meet demand in the African market.

The statement read: “Beyond today’s ceremony, our first goal is to ramp up production of the various products to ensure that within this year, we are able to fully satisfy the nation’s demand for quality products” – Aliko Dangote

“There will be constant availability of high-quality fuels for our transportation sector, the refinery will also make available to our industries vital raw materials for wide range of manufacturing.”

“Our Group’s corporate vision is driven by our mission to produce what we consume and to promote self-sufficiency in the basic needs of our people” “

“We decided on a plant designed with state-of-the-art technology and a scale in a capacity that will be a game-changer in Africa and the global market”

“We have built a refinery with a capacity to process 650k barrels per day in a single train – which is the largest in the world. We have selected the best plants, equipment and the latest technologies from across the world.“

“Overall, we are committed to operating our plant in line with int’l best practice, recognising the importance of protecting the environment, we have adopted stringent environmental, health & safety policies.”

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