German firm, MAN Diesel, to deliver compressors, turbines for Dangote Refinery

*The Dangote Refinery under construction.

14 March 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Germany’s MAN Diesel and Turbo will deliver two compressor trains and turbines to the Dangote refinery being built in Lagos and which is expected to refine 650,000 barrels of oil per day.

Dangote Oil Refining Company recently placed order for compressors and turbines from the German-based company.

The $12 billion refinery is being promoted by Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

“This is a milestone project and will have a huge impact on the economy of not only Nigeria but the whole of the West African region,” said Executive Board and Chief Sales Officer of MAN Diesel and Turbo, Wayne Jones.

Also, the Managing Director of MAN Diesel and Turbo in Nigeria, Sohail A. Khan, said: “This refinery new building is underlining the long-term growth perspective Nigeria and the region of West Africa have.

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