The Federal Government has disclosed that Warri refinery will start delivering fuel production before the first half of 2023.
This was revealed in a statement issued by Femi Adeshina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President.
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed delight as he witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd and Daewoo Group for the rehabilitation of the Kaduna refinery
He noted that the group has invested in the country’s economy which helped to boost it.
He said, “Daewoo Group has massive investments in the automobile, maritime, and other sectors of our economy.
”I am also aware that Daewoo is currently engaged in the execution of the NLNG train seven project and also constructing sea-going LPG vessels for NNPC and her partners. I looked forward to the delivery of ongoing projects, especially at the Warri and Kaduna refineries, and the NLNG Train Seven.”
On his part, the Managing Director, Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, Desmond Inyamah, also confirmed that the refinery would commence full operations in December 2023.