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Dangote Refinery Almost Done

Dangote Refinery seems to be one, if not the largest, project going on the Africa continent currently. It’s a project that has gulped lots of billions of dollars, break some technological protocol, it has involved a lot of technical and advanced engineering. People on this site work day in, day out to make sure the refinery receives the best and meet up with the timeline.

For example, the 2,760-ton RFCC regenerator, is the largest of its kind in the world which was made in South Korea.

According to Dangote, he has to build its own port in order to accommodate all these mega machineries as no Nigerian port can accommodate any of these items.

The CEO/Founder, Mr. Aliko Dangote while speaking recently, when he was asked to comment about the refinery, said, “it can be considered the largest project in the world when considering all various construction around the area”.

One hard fact is when he says the refinery section of the project has 136,000 piles, more than anywhere else in the world.

When the refinery is finished, it is expected that it will produce 650,000 barrels of crude daily. According to Aliko Dangote, the refinery has gulped $130billion so far.

The site was about two million square meters in size was bought for the sole aim of the refinery from both the Federal and State Government.