Nigeria keeps up the pace for self-sufficiency in refining

Nigeria continues to push forward in several ways as the country seeks to become more secure in domestic energy security, as seen in recent days.  State owned Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has worked to push past its history of mismanagement in its refineries with investment in private owned grassroots facilities and by rehabilitating its own projects. Beginning in June, the NNPC announced it was planning to acquire equity in six upcoming private refineries in the country.  This decision was part of a policy directive that stipulated the mandatory participation by NNPC in any privately owned refinery with a capacity exceeding 50,000 barrels per day. The shining star in this

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