Dangote lets contract for Nigerian refinery

Nigerian company Dangote Group has selected Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) for project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for a refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria.

Nigerian company Dangote Group has selected Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) for project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for a refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria.

Under the agreement, which is valued at $139 million, EIL will provide project PMC and EPCM services for implementing a grassroots 400,000-b/d refinery and 600,000-tonne/year polypropylene plant, EIL said.

The refinery project will include a crude distillation unit, single-train residual fluid catalytic cracking unit, diesel hydrotreating unit, continuous catalyst regeneration unit, alkylation unit, polypropylene unit, according to EIL.

A single-point mooring terminal for crude oil and product handling also would be integrated with the refinery, EIL said.

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