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Dangote Refinery begins production in October

The long-awaited Dangote refinery — billed as a game-changer for Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa — will receive its first cargo of crude in the next two weeks and will begin producing up to 370,000 b/d of diesel and jet fuel from October, a senior company executive told S&P Global Commodity Insights. In a wide-ranging exclusive…

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