IPMAN partners UK firm to build two refineries in Plateau

04 January 2016, Abuja –  The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigerian (IPMAN) has concluded arrangement with two British oil companies to build two modular refineries in Plateau State.

Oil refinery

Oil refinery

The National Secretary of IPMAN, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, who disclosed this to newsmen yesterday in Jos, said the decision was taken following the return of peace and the change in the political and economic atmosphere in the state.

Pasali said, “We have concluded arrangement with two foreign firms from Britain, Blue Oil Company and Water Carbon Filed Energy to build two modular refineries. One refinery would be located in Plateau South while the other one would be built in Plateau North.”

He said that following the approval of over 60 modular refineries in the country by President Muhammadu Buhari and the accommodative, peaceful as well as inclusive system of government demonstrated by the current administration in the state, the state would witness more and investors.

Pasali noted that investors have been driven away from Plateau state in the past because of attitude of previous governments and the protracted communal crisis in state, “but the measures put in place by the present government has restored the confidence of investors and a lot of other investors would storm the state.

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