Dangote Refinery Project 97% Completed, says NMDPRA


The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says the Dangote Refinery project is now 97 percent completed.

NMDPRA said this a in a tweet while receiving the company’s 2022/2023 work plan on Wednesday.

The authority said the work plan showed that the project is in its advance stages.

“Today, representatives of the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals presented their 2022/2023 work plan to the authority which showed that the refinery project is estimated to be at 97 percent completion,” the tweet reads.

Dangote Refinery Project 97% Completed, says NMDPRA

“Dangote Oil Refinery is a 650,000 barrels per day (BPD) integrated refinery project under construction in the Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos. It is expected to be Africa’s biggest oil refinery and the world’s biggest single-train facility.”

Farouk Ahmed, chief executive officer, NMDPRA, while speaking at the event, reiterated the importance of the refinery to the country while assuring that the authority will give all necessary support to ensure timely completion and kickstart operations.

Source: The Cable