NNPCL signs $740m maintenance deal with Daewoo Engineering to fix Kaduna Refinery in 21 months



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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has entered into contractual agreement with Daewoo Engineering & Construction Nigeria Limited for the repair and re-stream of the Kaduna Refinery & Petrochemical Company Limited.

The maintenance service for quick-fix repairs of KRPC is coming 15 years after the last Turn Around Maintenance on the refinery.

Chief Executive of NNPCL, Mele Kyari, said the contract which is estimated at a maximum cost ceiling of $740,669,600:00 will be executed in three work packages with duration of 21 months.

According to him, the quick-fix strategy adopted will ensure the 110,000 barrel per stream day capacity refinery operates on a sustainable basis at a minimum capacity utilization of 60 percent.

The contract signing ceremony took place at the NNPC Tower in Abuja on Thursday.