Lagos modular refinery to begin production next year

04 May 2016, Lagos – The Integrated Oil and Gas Limited has confirmed that its 20,000 bpd modular refinery is on course and will be coming on stream in 2017.

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Manager, Media Relations/Corporate Affairs, Enyeribe Anyanwu, in a statement said: “The modular refinery which is located at Tomaro Island off the coast of Apapa port zone is expected to come on stream next year,”

Emerging from an environmental screening meeting with the Environment Unit of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the technical partners/engineering consultants and the environmental impact assessment consultant, Tayo Ogunbanjo, Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Oil & Gas Limited, Emmanuel Iheanacho, said every necessary step was being taken to ensure that the refinery was delivered on schedule.

Iheanacho said the meeting was part of the imperatives for the acquisition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report (ESR) and other approvals for the refinery.

According to him, the meeting looked at the Front End Engineering Designs (FEED) of the refinery where the Crude Distillation Unit (CDU) was explained and analysed to the DPR.

He said after all the loose ends and every environmental concerns have been addressed, the company would get the EIA report. The next stage, he explained, would be the presentation of the Detailed Engineering Design for final screening and approval after which the company would apply for the approval to construct from the DPR.

 

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