State Secretary for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to revive the Old Port Harcourt refinery in River State by December 2022.
Sylva hinted this at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council chaired by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.) in the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said the development of the compressed natural gas is still ongoing.
Answering questions about the state of ongoing repairs at the country’s refineries, Sylva said: “The old 60,000 barrels per day capacity should be functional by the end of 2022. We are also making progress with both the Warri and Warri refineries. Kaduna.
“As far as the country’s CNG development program is concerned, we are making progress to ensure that all facilities are installed, including the pumping stations and the conversion kits, because those things need to be installed before the petrol subsidy is abolished.
He further assured that the ministry is working hard to ensure that everything is in place before the end of the year.
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