Nigeria offers 43 licences for large, modular refineries

•Grants tax waiver to operators The Federal Government has disclosed that about 43 refineries, including large scale and modular refineries, have been licensed to refine petroleum products across the country. The Senior Technical Adviser to Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister on Refineries and Downstream Infrastructure, Rabiu Suleiman, told The Guardian in an exclusive interview that two of the refineries (modular) would be inaugurated in the coming week in the Niger Delta region. Suleiman, who said the plan is aimed at meeting local demand and export of petroleum products, added that some of the organizations have also been granted import waiver to...

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