Expect petrol from Port Harcourt Refinery after 18 months — NNPC

Port Harcourt refinery

Expect petrol from Port Harcourt Refinery after 18 months — NNPC     The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Monday that the Port Harcourt refinery being rehabilitated for $1.5 billion will start refining gasoline (petrol) within 18 months of the project. The Group Managing Director (GMD), NNPC, Mele Kyari, who said this in Abuja on Monday, clarified that the approved fund was for complete rehabilitation and not turnaround maintenance. According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Kyari said: “During rehabilitation, by the 18th month,…

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FG approves N575bn for immediate rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery

Port Harcourt refinery

FG approves N575bn for immediate rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery   The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, approved the sum of $1.5 billion, about N575 billion, for immediate commencement of rehabilitation work on the largest refining company in the country, the 32-year-old Port Harcourt Refinery. This follows a memo by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on its rehabilitation, which was presented to the council and its subsequent approval today, March 17, 2021. According to a tweet post by Bashir…

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