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GoodNews! Port Harcourt Refinery Resumes Operation


Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited has resumed operation and discharged 28 million litres of petrol to the market to clear the present scarcity of the product in the country, DailyTrust reports.

The company explained that the development was the product of a fast track strategy aimed at optimising available capacity at the plant in an effort to alleviate the suffering of Nigerians groaning under the biting fuel scarcity in the country.

The managing director of the company, Dr Bafred Audu Enjugu, said the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCC) of the refinery had been running while some products from the primary processing units had been blended to generate over 10.28 million litres of fuel.

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The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Mal. Garba Deen Muhammad, said the NNPC, Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and the Independent Petroleum Marketing Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) are all trucking out petrol from their various marine and inland depots to stabilise the situation.

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