Thursday, 30 July 2015

Warri and Port Harcourt refineries commence production

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has says refineries in Warri and Port Harcourt have commenced preliminary production. According to NNPC, production started after in-house engineers conducted a nine month rehabilitation on the facility.

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''What this means is that both plants have resumed production of petroleum products.

''For now about 60 % of its 210,000 barrels per day production capacity is being achieved, but it is projected that it will hit its installed 125,000 barrels per day capacity soon.'' the General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ohi Alegbe, said while giving reports update on the Port Harcourt refinery preliminary production.

Mr. Alegbe said the Port Harcourt refinery would eventually hit five million litres of petrol per day, while Warri would contribute 3.5 million litres of petrol. 


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