Dangote's refinery gets “World’s Largest Atmospheric Tower” transported from China to Lagos


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Aliko Dangote’s refinery is preparing to receive the “World’s Largest Atmospheric Tower” as it leaves China and now heads to Nigeria. Read the full gist here!

While following up the progress of Aliko Dangote’s refinery project, Naijauto found an interesting update on Monday 29th of July 2019 as Sinopec, the leading chemical and energy company in China shared via its Twitter handle; photos of the largest atmospheric tower in the world that it has built for Dangote’s refinery, leaving China for Nigeria.

See the Twitter post by Sinopec below;


Sinopec, China’s leading chemical & energy company twitter post about the atmospheric tower its shipping to Dangote’s refinery in Nigeria

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This gigantic tower is now headed for Lagos, Nigeria where it will be eventually installed at the biggest single-train facility in the world – Aliko Dangote’s 32.5 million tonnes per year refinery.

Aliko Dangote is currently the richest man in Africa and his petrochemical complex/oil refinery is worth an estimated ₦3.6 trillion ($10 billion). The refinery is situated in Lekki-Lagos at the OKLNG (Olokola Liquefied Natural Gas) free trade zone.

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The largest atmospheric tower in the world leaves China for Aliko Dangote’s refinery in Lagos, Nigeria

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Dangote’s new refinery is expected to have a daily production of about 600,000 barrels when it begins operation and Aliko Dangote himself mentioned that the refinery will be raking in an estimated ₦9.4 trillion ($26.2 billion) annually for Nigeria.

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos or simply enjoying YouTube "TEDx Talk" videos with a chilled drink :)

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