Ten completed refineries in Nigeria and their production capacity

Commercial crude oil production started in Nigeria in 1956 but local crude oil refining did not start until 1965 when the first crude oil refinery was commissioned.

However, since 2013, the federal government has been providing private sector players with licenses to build and own petroleum refineries.

The administration of President Buhari introduced the modular refinery initiative to ramp up the nation’s refining capacity and meet local demand.

Below is a list of the completed refineries in Nigeria and their capacity.

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