Dangote Refinery Receives Fourth Shipment Of One Million Crude Barrels From Nigerian Company, NNPCL

The Dangote Petroleum Refinery, on Monday, received its fourth shipment of one million barrels of bonny light crude oil, supplied by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL).

This was contained in a statement released by the company expressing expectations of receiving the fifth shipment soon.

According to the statement, the fresh one million barrels of crude was the fourth consignment to be delivered to the Dangote facility out of the six million barrels of crude being expected by the world’s largest single-train refinery.

“The preparations for the commencement of production at Dangote Refinery are in full swing. The petrochemical company has received the fourth crude shipment of one million barrels of bonny light crude from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) and anticipates the arrival of the fifth crude shipment imminently.

“This latest one million barrels of crude represents the fourth consignment delivered to the Dangote facility, out of the six million barrels of crude expected by the world’s largest single-train refinery,” the statement reads.
It would be recalled that Dangote Refinery had earlier, received three million barrels of crude.

Managing Director of Dangote Ports Operations, Mr. Akin Omole, had then told newsmen at the Dangote Quay, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos that the refinery would receive about four million crude shipment before the end of 2023 and the remaining two by the early of January 2024.

He said the crudes supply would put the refinery in good stead to commence operation.

Once the six million barrels are fully delivered, it will facilitate the initial run of the refinery as well as kick-start the production of diesel, aviation fuel, and LPG before subsequently progressing to the production of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).