FG grants license for construction of modular refinery in Akwa Ibom State

The Department of Petroleum Resources-DPR has approved the license for the construction of 5,000 barrels per day modular refinery to Ikwe-Onna Refinery project located in Akwa Ibom State.

The company’s official, Modupe Salawu who disclosed this to newsmen said the refinery project under the supervision of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu would be a flagship for Modular Refineries in the country.

According to her, the modular refinery, sited in a 50.1 hectares of land in Ikwe Community, Onna Local Government Area of the State, on completion will produce about 5000 barrels of oil per day to be beefed up to 20,000 barrels in the medium term and 100,000 barrels per day in the long term.

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