Niger Delta peace initiative boosts refineries’ production – NNPC

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Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, says Federal Government’s peace initiative in the Niger Delta has raised production of Nigeria’s three refineries.

In a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Baru said this during an interactive session with a delegation from the UK Royal College of Defence Studies.

According to him, refining activities peaked at 10 million barrels of crude oil in the first quarter of 2017 alone as against eight million and 24 million barrels for the entire years of 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Baru, who was represented at the event by the Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, Mr Saidu Mohammed, said apart from the upbeat in the refineries activities attributable…

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