The downstream trade in Nigeria is properly established. NNPC has four refineries, two in Port Harcourt (PHRC), and one each in Kaduna (KRPC) and Warri (WRPC). The refineries have a combined installed capability of 445,000 bpd. A complete network of pipelines and depots strategically positioned all through Nigeria links these refineries.
The PHRC is made up of two refineries, located at Alesa Eleme close to Port Harcourt with a jetty (for product import and export). The jetty is located 7.5km away from the refinery advanced. In 1983, the Port Harcourt refinery with 60,000 bpsd title plate CDU capacity and the tankage services have been acquired by NNPC from SHELL. Subsequently, a brand new one hundred fifty,000 bpsd export refinery was built in 1988 and commissioned in 1989. Subsequently, the current combined installed capacity of PHRC is 210,000 bpsd.
The installed capacities of KRPC and WRPC are a hundred and ten,000 bpsd and 125,000 bpsd respectively.
NNPC, by means of its subsidiary, the Pipelines and Products Marketing Firm (PPMC), provides solely to bulk customers. They, in flip, meet the needs of tens of millions of shoppers across the country for merchandise starting from gasoline and jet gas to diesel, gasoline oil and liquefied petroleum gasoline.
v PORT HARCOURT REFINING Company(PHRC)
v KADUNA REFINING & PETROCHEMICAL Company Restricted(KRPC)
v WARRI REFINING & PETROCHEMICAL Firm Restricted(WRPC)
Be aware: NNPC produces linear alkyl benzene, benzene, heavy alkylate and deparafinated kerosene at its Kaduna Refinery complex. Linked to the Warri Refinery are a 35,000 metric ton per annum (mtpa) polypropylene plant and an 18,000-mtpa carbon black plant.