Dangote signs $139m contract with Indian firm for proposed refinery

Aliko Dangote

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group

Kunle Kalejaye 20 June 2014, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Dangote Oil Refining Company of Nigeria has signed $139 million contact with Engineers India Limited, EIL, a total solutions consultancy company ‎

The contract will enable EIL to render‎ Project Management Consultancy, PMC and Engineering Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for implementing a grass root 400,000 barrels per day refinery and 600,000 tons polypropylene plant for Dangote in Lekki Free Trade Zone near Lagos.

The $139 million contract is said to be the largest ever consultancy contract for a 20 million tonne oil refinery in Nigeria.

Engineers India is a total solutions consultancy company and EPC contractor in petroleum refining,petrochemicals, pipelines, oil and gas terminals and storages, fertilizers, mining and metallurgy and infrastructure projects.

The company is also diversifying into water and waste management and has made inroads into nuclear, solar and thermal power.
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