The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari has assured Nigerians of tireless efforts to ensure the refineries are up and running.


Kyari in a statement stated that the Port Harcourt refinery will resume operations in April, explaining that mechanical works have been completed on the facility which has received over 450,000 barrels of crude following delivery from active lines.


He also said repair works at the Kaduna and Warri refineries are near completion, and is expected to commence operations in December.


The Port Harcourt refinery is Nigeria’s oldest, built in 1965, nine years after oil was found in delta, Warri, and Kaduna refineries were built in the years that followed, while a new plant was added to the same site in Port Harcourt in 1989.

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