The Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has announced that the Port Harcourt Refining Company and the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company are now producing a combined volume of seven million litres of petrol daily . . .
According to him, the PHRC now produces five million litres of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, while the WRPC produces two million litres of the product daily.
Kachikwu, in a statement from the NNPC on Sunday, said this while reopening the Bonny-Port Harcourt crude pipeline.
This is coming as queues for petrol in Abuja and neighbouring cities continued on Sunday.
Hundreds of motorists were seen at the few filling stations that dispensed the product.
However, the minister said in the statement that the government was doing all it could to clear the queues, as he noted that the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company was also scheduled to start production any moment from now.