Kachikwu woos ExxonMobil on local refining in Nigeria

1

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has continued his drive to have International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria deepen their investments in the country with a visit to U.S. oil firm, ExxonMobil, ThisDay reports.

The minister, according to a statement from the ministry on Wednesday in Abuja, met with top executives of ExxonMobil at its headquarters in Irving Texas, where he requested that they consider investing in refining of petroleum products in Nigeria.

Kachikwu said the major IOCs operating in Nigeria needed to invest in building signature refineries to be run on a joint venture basis with the government, adding that ExxonMobil has had an enduring partnership with Nigeria, and should deepen its commitment to develop the country’s oil and gas industry, especially in domestic refining of petroleum products.

 

Share.
  • D a n g o t e-C e m e n t

    This is ťo ìnform thè general republic that Ďäñgoťé3x cement ïs nøw sôld díréct fròm thè fäctory for #1300 per bäg and #300 tó delìver per bäg,indìvìdual càn ořdér a mìñimum of 100bägs, trailer load of 600bàgs,träiler load of 900bägs trailer lòad of 1400bägs and abõvé contäct thé sälès Mr Ojekere on (0706522/0009) or assìstant säleś mänäger Mrs Märy on (0813206/6217) for ïnfo

SUBSCRIBE TO LATEST ENERGY NEWS

Read the latest energy industry news and researched articles
for oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy, events and more...