Tags: Dangote Refinery

Buhari impressed with Dangote’s $2.5bn Fertiliser plant, Says Nigeria to Witness Agric Boom

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commissioned the new 3 million Metric Tonnes capacity per annum state-of-the-art Dangote Fertiliser Urea Plant, with an emphatic assurance that the project would give a huge fillip to Nigeria’s agricultural sector, which revitalisation has been a focal point of his administration’s economic policy. The new plant, which he commissioned in the…

IMF: Dangote Refinery, Supportive Credit Facility, Can Accelerate Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Process

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted that the non-oil sector of the Nigerian economy could be stronger, benefitting from its recent growth momentum, higher production from the new Dangote Refinery, and supportive credit policies. In IMF’s Executive Board 2021 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria released recently, the global organisation added that Nigeria’s ratification of…

Ogun Will Assume Oil Producing Status Soon – Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun says his administration is working towards ensuring that the state takes advantage of its oil rich deposit and becomes an oil producing state. Abiodun gave this position during the Convocation Lecture he delivered at the 2nd and 3rd convocation ceremony of the Mountain Top University with the topic, “Quest…

Dangote Refinery Awards Scholarship to Students in Host Communities

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, Dangote Oil Refining Company has awarded scholarships to 137 tertiary institutions and secondary school students from its host communities in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State. The company said the scholarship had become an annual event meant to contribute to the educational development of the people and position them…

Dangote Refinery to Become Highest Employer of Chemical Engineers in Nigeria

The National President of Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers (NSCh) has revealed that Dangote Oil Refining Company will be the highest employer of chemical engineers in the country when the refinery comes on stream. The Society’s National President, Engr. Saidu A. Muhammed, disclosed this during the NSCh’s visit/tour of the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical project…

Adequate Fuel Supply; NNPC Making Good Its Promise

By Adewole Kehinde Since his assumption of office as the GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari and his management team has made well, NNPC’s promise to ensure Nigerians enjoy a hitch-free celebration to date. It will be recalled that on October 22, 2021, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria…

OPEC Hinges Attainment of Global 6.9mbpd Refining Capacity Addition on Dangote Refinery

Dangote’s 650,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) oil refinery project has been identified as one of the oil distillation companies that would boost global refining capacity by 6.9 million barrels per day between 2021 and 2026. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which made this disclosure in its 2021 World Oil Outlook released recently, said Africa’s…

Dangote Refinery Partners NCDMB on Oil Sector Research, Development

Dangote Oil Refinery has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to promote the critical issue of Research and Development (R&D) in the oil and gas sector of the country. To display its readiness for this promotion, Dangote Petroleum Refinery was a Platinum sponsor of the 2nd Edition of Edition…

57,000 Personnel to Benefit from Work at Refinery Site, Says Dangote

The President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote has disclosed plans to increase the human capacity at the Dangote Refinery Project site from 40,000 to 57,000 personnel in the coming months. According to him, the project currently employs 29,000 Nigerians and 11,000 foreigners at the 650,000 barrels-per-day world’s largest single refinery project located in Ibeju…

Dangote’s $2bn Petrochemical Plant to Produce 77 Grades of Polypropylene

  Dangote’s $2 billion Petrochemical Plant located in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, is designed to produce 77 different high-performance grades of polypropylene in the country. With a turnover of $1.2 billion, the 900,000 metric tonnes per annum capacity Dangote Petrochemical plant, situated alongside the Dangote Refinery, has been strategically positioned to cater to the demands of…