NNPC refineries resume production of kerosene, diesel


AS part of its efforts to address the challenge of scarcity of Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) otherwise called kerosene, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said the Corporation’s three refineries in Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri have resumed production of kerosene and Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), otherwise called diesel.

The corporation stated in a statement signed by Ndu Ughamadu, Group General Manager (GGM), and made available to Tribune Online on Wednesday that the resumption of refining of AGO and DPK is expected to balance the disequilibrium in demand and supply of the white products being experienced in recent times in parts of the country.

Speaking on the production level of the Warri refinery, the Managing Director of the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company (WRPC), Engr Solomon Ladenegan, said the plant had been doing well since the Crude Distillation…

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