Articles

Warri Refinery Still Operational, Says NNPC

31 Dec 2012

Views: 1,859

Font Size: a / A

Warri-Refinery-3112.jpg - Warri-Refinery-3112.jpg

Warri Refinery

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked claims that operations at the Warri refinery in Delta State have been shut down temporarily for routine maintenance.

Spokesman of the corporation, Mr. Fidelis Pepple, in a statement, said the NNPC Warri Refinery was in good shape and not in need of any form of turnaround maintenance that will warrant operations being closed down.

Pepple said it was important to clarify the issue, as some media reported that the NNPC Warri operations had been shut down for purported routine check.

He urged the public to disregard the reports and explained that the corporation was doing everything within its capacity to ensure that petroleum products were made available to the populace during the festive season.

The Minister for Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke, had promised Nigerians that there would be sufficient petroleum products during this festive period, but news of the alleged shutdown of Warri refinery heightened the fears of Nigerians, especially those from Delta State and other neighbouring states, that there may be fuel scarcity.


  

Tags: Nigeria, Featured, Business, Warri Refinery

Comments: 0

Rating: 

 (0)
Add your comment

Please leave your comment below. Your name will appear next to your comment. We'll also keep you updated by email whenever someone else comments on this page. Your comment will appear on this page once it has been approved by a moderator.

comments powered by Disqus