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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), reported on Monday, that it has begun the repair of the Port Harcourt refinery.

The Chief Operating Officer, Refineries & Petrochemicals of the NNPC, Mustapha Yakubu announced this to the public.

He stated that the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for the Port Harcourt Refining Company was already on site for the repair

In his statement that they’ve signed EPC for the Port Harcourt refineries and have started a technical meeting which signalled the beginning of the project.

He disclosed that the EPC contractor is on-site, mobilised fully, and working with our project management group. Also, the officials involved have commenced all the activities.

Yakubu also informed the public that the NNPC is working hard to get the Warri and Kaduna refineries on board, and the NNPC has completed the evaluation process.

More work and processes were ongoing to get them ready for rehabilitation, he explained

“We are confident that we will get them done well,’’ Yakubu said.

The contract for this repair was signed on April 6, the NNPC signed the EPC contract with Maire Tecnimont SPA, an Italian company, for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery Company (PHRC)

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