In order to process crude oil grades from the three continents of Africa, Asia, and America, the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery was built, and it will start processing crude oil on Monday (today).
Additionally, it was learned that the refinery will supply Nigeria with an excess of nearly 38 million liters of gasoline, diesel, kerosene, and aviation fuel each day, fully satisfying the nation’s need for fuel.
The Dangote Refinery could support the establishment of 26,716 filling stations, generate 100,000 direct and indirect jobs, and provide a $21 billion market for Nigerian crude oil yearly, according to data in a document that was received from the firm.
The document discusses Nigeria’s fuel needs and refinery supplies the document showed that the facility would produce a daily surplus of 38 million litres of petrol, kerosene, aviation fuel and diesel.
It has a year-round operation for road loading operation, with a total of 177 tank farms with a capacity of 4.74 billion litres, and a total tanker loading of 2,900. ”
It explained that the Dangote Refinery project was particularly complex, featuring engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, and related storage facilities, all located in the Dangote Industries Free Zone Area of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.