NNPC to Upgrade, Expand Kaduna Refineries

NNPC to Upgrade, Expand Kaduna Refineries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated its commitment to the upgrade and expansion of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (KRPC) in line with the 12 key business focus areas of the Corporation’s present management in order to return it to the path of growth and profitability.

The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru made this commitment during a town hall meeting with management and staff of KRPC in Kaduna.
Dr. Baru stated that efforts are ongoing to explore the possibilities of piping crude oil from Niger Republic to be refined in KRPC adding that President Muhammadu Buhari was personally committed to the project.

He said it was important to explore alternative crude supply to KRPC, which has been affected by vandalism of pipelines and obsolescence assuring that the initiative will reduce downtime of the plant and ensure optimal utilisation. Read more

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