• Nosakhare Ojo Edo Refinery and Petrochemicals Company Limited, Edo, Nigeria



The Refinery and Petrochemical industry in Nigeria plays a vital role in the country's economy. Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has significant oil reserves. The industry involves the refining of crude oil into various petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel, as well as the production of petrochemicals used in manufacturing processes. The Nigerian government has been making efforts to revitalize and expand the country's refining and petrochemical capabilities. This includes the construction of new refineries and the rehabilitation of existing ones to increase production capacity and reduce the country's dependence on imported petroleum products. The industry also presents opportunities for job creation and economic growth. It provides employment for a significant number of people, both directly and indirectly, through various stages of the value chain. Additionally, the development of petrochemical facilities can attract investments and contribute to the growth of other industries in Nigeria. However, challenges such as inadequate infrastructure, security concerns, and regulatory issues need to be addressed to fully harness the potential of the Refinery and Petrochemical industry in Nigeria.




How to Cite

Ojo, N. (2024). REFINERY AND PETROCHEMICALS. MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology, 01.