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Kaduna Refinery Begins Production

The Kaduna refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) currently refines regarding sixty,000 barrels of crude per day following the rehabilitation of 2 of the company’s production lines.

According to the corporate, it's presently operating with a target to unleash 2 million litres of gasoline daily into the market by Oct.

“We do lots at the instant to create positive that we tend to attain eighty per cent of purification capability,” administrator of the corporate, Mr. Saidu Muhammed told Thisday on Fri. He assured that the KRPC’s production level would hit ninety per cent by the second quarter of 2016.

The company has AN put in production capability of a hundred and ten,000 barrels of crude per day. The administrator aforementioned rehabilitation work on the remaining 2 production lines of the corporate would be completed by March 2016.

The Nigerian National crude oil Corporation (NNPC), on Wed proclaimed that the Port Harcourt and Warri refineries had resumed full production once the phased rehabilitation.

NNPC operates 3 refineries with a combined capability of 445,000 barrels per day (bpd). they're the 210,000bpd Port Harcourt works, the 125,000bpd Warri works and organic compound plant, and therefore the a hundred and ten,00bpd Kaduna works and organic compound plant.

The commencement of operations at the Port Harcourt and Warri plants can boost the country’s native purification output and cut back the degree of crude oil merchandise foreign into the country.


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