Kachikwu Led Delegation to Reach Agreement for Construction of Refinery at Border of Nigeria-Niger
NNPC, Abuja: Dangote reifinery is expected to be completed by the end of 2018 which will start refining crude for consumption in Nigerian market. The federal government delegation was in Niger today led by the state minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu to reach agreement for another refinery along the border of Nigeria and Nigeria in Katsina State.
Today, the Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel I. Kachikwu met with the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou and the Energy Minister of the Republic of Niger, Mr. Foumakoye Gado.
A mutually beneficial agreement was reached for the construction of a refinery in the border town between the Republic of Niger and Katsina State, Nigeria and a crude oil pipeline from the Republic of Niger to the new refinery. Definitive bilateral and technical agreements to be signed in coming days.