NewsExpress advert Yudala banner
Kaduna Refinery shut down

By Shuaib Sadiq on 28/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 487

•Kaduna Refinery
•Kaduna Refinery

The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) has shut down operations on Jan. 15, due to the non availability of crude oil.

The Executive Director, Services (EDS), of KRPC, Dr. Abdullahi Idris, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna.

He said the refinery, whose Fuel Plant was commissioned in 1980, was functioning at 60 per cent capacity “but shut down on January 15 due to unavailability of crude oil”.

Idris responded to an e-mail NAN sent to him to provide details of the company’s operations as part of a national survey on the state of the country’s refineries operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

The EDS said the Lubes Plant was commissioned in 1983 and the Petrochemical Plant in 1988.

According to him, before it was shutdown, the KRPC produced four million litres of petrol (PMS) per day.

Idris explained that the plant was also producing 2.5 million litres of (AGO) Diesel and 1.6 million litres of Kerosene per day.

The official said the Plant had undergone a Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) in 2013 and currently had a workforce of 1,004 staff.

However, a source at the Warri Refining and petrochemical company (WRPC) told NAN that it was incorporated in 1988 following the merger of the Warri Refinery and Ekpan Petrochemical Plants.

According to the source, WRPC, one of the subsidiaries of the NNPC, produces at installed capacity of 125,000 Barrel Per Stream Day (BPSD).

“The WRPC was incorporated in 1988 following the merger of the Warri Refinery and Ekpan Petrochemical Plants which was producing a nameplate capacity of 100,000 BPSD.

“Following the merger, WRPC is now designed to produce installed capacity of 125,000 BPSD,” he said.

The source, however declined comment as to whether the company was currently refining or not. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 28/01/2018 2:30:46 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Tax: ‘Time running out for Nigerian companies’

President Jonathan hosts victorious Golden Eaglets on Sunday...

Rapists to get death sentence in Katsina

Abdullahi’s book on Jonathan’s Presidency for release in...

Soldiers invade Delta community in search of militants...

Gombe purchases N4m drug kits to battle meningitis...

PDP takes early lead in Rivers rerun election,...

RRS nabs man over visa racketeering •How he...

Ex-VP Ekwueme’s family home threatened by erosion

CAN Commends Amosun over road project

Mass sack looms at Visafone

Soldiers give free medical care to IDPs in...

 

Latest News Buhari’s son rumoured dead but Presidency says very much alive Yobe school attack: 2 girls reported dead, 13 still missing Stop extorting money from innocent Igbo traders, Okorocha tells Customs Teleology emerges 9mobile preferred bidder, given 21 days to deposit non-refundable $50m Court declares daytime curfew of Oro festival illegal in Ogun FG to invest in modular refineries PDP expresses shock over missing Dapchi school girls, tasks Police IG Budget Minister briefs National Assembly leadership on economic recovery focus labs Ekiti movement releases ‘Neighbor to Neighbor’ outreach timetable for Fayose’s preferred successor African migrants begin hunger strike over Israel policy Delta State Government seeks parents’ support for measles vaccination campaign NSCDC officials who shot Bayelsa youths acted in self-defence: State Commandant

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (326,094 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (317,786 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (254,522 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (208,787 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (194,677 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (187,597 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (163,275 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (146,579 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (140,334 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (129,464 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (127,966 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (123,057 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business (2,899) Business Verdict (34) Columnists (804) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (203) Entertainment (446) Features (549) Global Business Monitor (226) International (1,799) Interviews (143) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (105) News (33,033) Opinion (883) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,512) Religion (681) Sports (1,438) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement