Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Company has announced the arrival of the key equipment that would process crude oil in its mega refinery project being built at Lekki Axis of Lagos.
The firm, in a statement, described the crude distillation column equipment as the largest in the world with a distilling capacity of 650,000 barrels per stream day.
The company’s head, maritime and ports infrastructure, Captain Rajen Sachar, says the equipment was the biggest single-train facility used for refining crude.
The refinery equipment, according to the statement, was manufactured by Sinopec in China and is the primary unit processor of crude oil into fuels.
Sachar said that the refinery, when completed, would produce euro-v quality petrol and diesel, as well as jet fuel and polypropylene.