Dangote Refinery focuses on fuel availability in Nigeria when refinery takes off

Dangote IndiaReturnee indigenous India trained graduate engineers of the Dangote Refinery have announced to deploy knowledge and skills to ensure fuel availability in Nigerian refineries when those come on stream

Dangote Oil Refinery sent in batches local graduate s engineers to Bharat Refinery in India, one of the biggest refineries in the world for training in refinery operation and production.

The group aims to produce about 650,000 bpd in Nigeria to commence operation as the country's four refineries have gone indolent.

Reliving their experience to the management of the copy on return one after another, at the Refinery premises at Lekki in Lagos, the engineers said that they had both theory and practical training in India and they also get opportunity to witness a refinery of the Dangote's size being built from the scratch.

Speaking further on the benefits of the training to Dangote Refinery, the engineers stated that the company would henceforth enjoy increased value of human asset, improved ability to implement and realise specific goal within timeframe.

In his comment, Babajide Soyode, technical adviser to Dangote Refinery, expressed satisfaction that the best of the graduate engineers were selected by the trainers in India.

On the choice of India for the training, Soyode further noted that India has the biggest refinery in the world and are ready to train young engineers.

Mohan Kumar, director of human capital management and project support in Dangote, said that the engineers had gathered fundamental practical knowledge about refinery.

According to him, the engineers are recruited and trained to witness the building of the refinery from scratch. He further added that the engineers spent two months in classroom training and three months on the job training.

Kumar explained that the engineers were trained by experts who had more than 45 years experience in refinery operations, stressing that the training became imperative due to the commitment of Dangote Group to promote local content by developing indigenous capacity.

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