Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says the Dangote Refinery will supply its first tranche of petroleum products to the market by July.
The businessman spoke on Monday at the official commissioning of the 650,000 barrels per day (BPD) integrated refinery project located in the Lekki free trade zone area of Lagos state.
“Our first products will be in the market before the end of July, in the beginning of August this year,” he said.
The Dangote refinery which has the capacity to process 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day, is the largest single-train refinery in the world. Given this processing capacity, the refinery is more than able to meet all of Nigeria’s domestic fuel consumption, which is about 450,000 barrels per day; whilst the excess production will be available for export.