Nigeria’s outgoing President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday (today) commission the 650,000 BPD Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals in a move that holds bid promises for Africa’s most populous country.
This was confirmed in a Twitter statement by the Dangote Group on Sunday which also confirmed that after the commissioning, the refinery will be churning out Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), diesel (AGO), aviation jet fuel, and Dual-Purpose Kerosene (DPK), among other refined products.
Speaking about the magnificent plant, the CEO Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals, Sanjay Gupta, pointed out that ‘everything in this plant by way of size is the first. It is the largest single-train refinery in the world.
He added that; ‘There is no single column which can process 650,000 barrels per day anywhere else,” he humbly boasted. The launch of this refinery is expected to take place in Lagos State.’