Dangote's $2 Billion Fertilizer Plant Set for 2020 Start

Dangote’s $2 Billion Fertilizer Plant Scheduled for 2020 Start

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:35 pm

Dangote Group’s fertilizer plant, now below development in Nigeria’s largest metropolis of Lagos, will be ready to begin manufacturing late this year, according to Saipem SpA, the builders.

Owned by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, the facility located in the Lekki district of Nigeria’s business hub, has a name-plate potential of 3 million lots a yr of urea and ammonia, making it the world’s biggest. It is in the neighborhood of a 650,000 barrels a day Dangote oil refinery additionally under construction.

Test runs commenced at the plant in March, though they have been hampered by using the disruptions that got here with the coronavirus pandemic, said Maurizio Coratella, chief working officer of Saipem SpA.