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Dangote Refinery gets 3rd 1 million barrels of crude, to begin refining in January

Boom RadioNG | December 29, 2023

The Dangote Refinery, yesterday, took delivery of another tranche of one million barrels of crude oil, thus increasing total deliveries to about three million barrels which came from Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (STASCO).

According to reports, Dangote Refinery has concluded plans to start the refining of diesel and aviation fuel by Mid- January 2024, adding that the refining of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS will follow at a later date.

 

Dangote Refinery

The newly completed refinery has the capacity to meet 100 percent of Nigeria’s domestic demand for gasoline, diesel, kerosene, aviation jet as well as export to the global market.

The Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, had earlier confirmed that the refinery will fully come on stream, processing 650, 000 barrels per day by the end of 2024.

He had said: “We do not want to start our refinery with foreign goods; we want to start with Nigerian crude. We’re more than ready and you will see our gasoline products soon.”

 

 

 

Dolupo Balogun

Written by Boom RadioNG

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