Dangote Refinery: ‘Early 2021 takeoff still on track’

Dangote Refinery, Devakumar Edwin, NNPC, Dangote

The Dangote oil and gas refinery remains on track to be operational in early 2021 despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Devakumar Edwin, its group executive director told the Africa Report. The impact of the delay will be “45 days max” as complete closure, which would have meant a delay of up to 90 days, has been avoided, said Edwin. There have been some staffing reductions because of the need for social distancing, but work has been continuing. Almost everything needed to complete the project has already been procured, he said. Aliko…

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