Dangote Oil Refinery will operate the upcoming Lagos I cracking refinery, proposed to be built at Lagos, Nigeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the integrated cracking refinery will be owned by Dangote Industries and NNPC, with operations expected to start in 2023. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 650
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 312
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 163
Hydrocracker (mbd): 156
Reformer (mbd): 124
Hydrotreater (mbd): 410
Alkylation (mbd): 20
Isomerization (mbd): 39

During the period 2021-2025, the Lagos I refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $3,216m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Lagos I cracking refinery include the following.

Main EPC: China Petrochemical, Engineers India, HD Hyundai.

EPC: China Communications Construction, China National Offshore Oil.

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