Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm indicators Port Harcourt refinery deal | ALB Article

Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm indicators Port Harcourt refinery deal | ALB Article
Nigerian National Petroleum Company signs Port Harcourt refinery deal

The deal brings a brand new refinery inside the Port Harcourt refining complicated nearer, which is predicted to provide 100,000 bpd.

The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm (NNPC) has made an fairness funding in African Refinery Port Harcourt (ARPH) relating to a refinery mission within the Niger Delta area.

Nigerian regulation agency Olaniwun Ajayi supplied authorized recommendation to ARPH on the transaction, which was introduced on 25 April this yr.

The deal took the type of a share subscription settlement between the businesses, and includes the development, growth and operation of a greenfield, deep conversion refinery inside the present Port Harcourt Refining Advanced in Rivers State. Exact monetary and efficiency phrases weren’t disclosed for the transaction, nonetheless the related facility is estimated to have a 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) capability.

Established in 1977, Abuja-headquartered NNPC is a state-owned, for-profit oil firm which works with overseas corporations to harness Nigeria’s hydrocarbon sources, whereas ARPH is a particular objective automobile arrange by JIL Engineering & Oil Companies and Amber Enerji Makina Logistics.

NNPC stated in a press release: “The signing of the settlement is a major step in the direction of setting in movement the method of constructing a brand new refinery which, when absolutely operational, will provide PMS [premium motor spirit], AGO [automotive gas oil], ATK [aviation turbine kerosene], LPG [liquefied petroleum gas], and different petroleum merchandise to the native and worldwide markets and supply employment alternatives for Nigerians.”

In March London-headquartered Konexa received advice from Olaniwun Ajayi on its contract with Nigerian electricity provider North South Power to develop, construct and finance a renewable vitality facility in Nigeria. 

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