Unic Press UK: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian government to end the importation of petroleum products by December 2019.
At the Offshore Technology Conference 2018 Nigeria Oil Industry Award Dinner in Houston, Texas, United States, the NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said that the arrangement to return the country’s refineries to at least 90 percent capacity utilization before the 2019 deadline is still firmly in place.
The NNPC and the Ministry of Petroleum Resources are collaborating toward the establishment of modular refineries in the Niger Delta area, the NNPC further said.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is Nigeria’s state oil corporation, which was established on April 1, 1977. Its activities encompass oil exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments. The NNPC has several subsidiary companies, including:
- National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO)
- The Products and Pipelines Marketing Company (PPMC)
- Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Co. Limited (KRPC)
- Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Co. Limited (WRPC)
- Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)
- Hydrocarbon Services Nigeria Limited (HYSON)
- Port Harcourt Refining Co. Limited (PHRC)
- Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL)
- The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC)
- NNPC Retail
- Duke Oil