mini refineries

  • Nigeria to Embark on Mini-Refineries Project

    Nigeria to Embark on Mini-Refineries Project

    Wednesday, 25th November 2020

    Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, has given the green light to construct a series of mini-plants with the government licensing a total of 40 mini-refineries in an effort to help end its dependency on fuel imports.

  • Nigeria Destroys 400 Illegal Mini-Refineries Despite Scarcity

    Nigeria Destroys 400 Illegal Mini-Refineries Despite Scarcity

    Monday, 11th April 2016
    The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, informed it had recently destroyed more than 400 illegal mini-refineries operated by oil thieves. The measure was met with criticism as it is not believed to be the best solution taking into account that the country is unable to refine enough crude for local consumption of by-products.