- Jun 1, 2023
The Dangote refinery is a private oil refinery owned by Africa's richest man and Nigeria's oil magnate Aliko Dangote. Dangote oil refinery was inaugurated on May 22nd 2023 in Lagos, Nigeria. Aliko Dangote announced his plans to build a refinery in Nigeria in 2013. the financing of the project was estimated at about $9 billion at the time. The Dangote invested a sum of $3 billion and the remaining came from loans. The construction began in 2016 and was completed in 2023.
Frequently asked questions about Dangote oil refinery
1. Where is Dangote refinery located?
Nigeria Dangote refinery sits on a 2,500-hectare land located in the heart of Lekki Free Zone in Lagos, Nigeria.
2. How much is Dangote refinery worth?
Dangote refinery Lagos is worth a whopping sum of 19 billion US dollars. It is expected to provide about 135.000 permanent jobs in the region by its time of operation.
3. Is Dangote refinery the biggest in the world?
The biggest refinery in the world is Jamnagar Refinery, a private refinery located in India Dangote oil refinery is the largest in Africa and one of the biggest in the world holding the seventh spot.
4. How to apply for Dangote refinery
Dangote refinery recruitment
Click the link below and follow the instructions to apply for jobs at Dangote group:
Dangote recruitment 2023 portal is currently open for online applications. The Dangote recruitment form can be accessed via the Dangote recruitment website.
Dangote refinery capacity has been estimated to process about 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day. The Dangote petroleum refinery is going to be the largest single- train refinery in the world once it commences operation. The refinery will transport oil from oil fields in the Niger Delta region where crude oil is extracted. With 650,000 barrels per day. Dangote refinery will assist Nigeria's current oil processing capacity of 1.7 million barrels per day.