PIB: FG holds summit on artisanal, modular refineries operations


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By Chris Ochayi & Fortune Eromosele



ABUJA: A head of the next month passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, by the National Assembly, NASS, the Federal Government yesterday, declare its intention to host a national summit on the integration of artisanal, modular refineries in the country.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Abuja, said most of the issues to be addressed are such issues that will require legislation.

According to him, the conference is intended to formally announce the convening and holding of a National conference on artisanal and modular refineries in the country for the purpose of integrating local refining capacity into the refining of petroleum products in Nigeria, namely petrol, diesel, kerosene and other petro chemical products.

He added that the essence of the conference is to mobilize all Nigerian…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper