Nigerian refineries added only 10% to petrol consumption in 2017 – NNPC Data

An analysis of data supplied by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) showed that Nigeria’s refineries contributed only 10% of the refined petroleum consumed in the country in 2017, according to Sahara Reporters.

The figures indicated that 1.5 billion liters of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), consumed in the country in 2017 were refined locally. NNPC imported 12.97 billion liters of the product into the country in 2017, representing 90% of the volume of the product distributed by the corporation.

The most productive months for the Nigerian refineries were January and February 2017 when they produced 235 million and 141 million liters of PMS respectively.


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