Abuja - The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu, has announced that the Port Harcourt and the Warri Refining Petrochemical Company are now producing a combined volume of seven million litres of petrol daily.
The PHRC now produces five million litres of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, while the WRPC produces two million litres of the product daily according to him.
Kachikwu, in a statement from the NNPC on Sunday, said this while reopening the Bonny-Port Harcourt crude pipeline.
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However, the minister said in the statement that the government was doing all it could to clear the queues, as he noted that the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company was also scheduled to start production any moment from now.
Kachikwu said the coming on stream of the three refineries would go a long way in ensuring sufficient supply and distribution of petrol across the country.
- News 24