1. Over $4 billion worth of equipment currently
sits on the site.
2. The project is slated to cost $14 billion (N2.8
trillion) of which Dangote is contributing $7 billion
in equity.
3. The project site is larger than Victoria Island. It
is located on 2135 hectares of land in Epe, Lagos
near the Lekki Free Zone
4. It is the largest industrial complex in Africa
5. Work goes on, on the site, 24 hours a day, 7
days a week
6. World Record 2.72 million accident free hours
recorded on site, without a single lost time to
injuries
7. It is the largest single train grass roots refinery
in the world with a processing capacity of 650,000
BPSD
8. Dangote Group brought in the world’s #1, #2,
and #5 sand dredgers to sand fill the site. 60% of
the land being swampy. So far these dredgers
have reclaimed 13 million m³ out of 30 million m³
9. During construction, the project will employ
over 25,000 Nigerians
10. Dangote is investing over $7 billion (N1.4
trillion) in the project
11. It is the largest single train refinery project on
the planet
12. When this project comes online, Nigeria will
save a minimum of $10 billion a year on imports
13. The Ammonia component of the plant will
produce 2.8 million tonnes of Urea
14. Dangote is producing its own electricity to
power the plant and by so doing is saving 75%
costs. Dangote produces electricity at a rate that
is significantly cheaper than the Federal
Government. Dangote’s cost is $400,000/MW,
while Federal Government is $2,000,000/MW
15. All the civil engineering is done by Nigerian
companies
16. The plant has an export value of $6 billion per
annum, meaning Dangote’s efforts will increase
the amount of foreign exchange in Nigeria’s
foreign reserves by at least 40% of current value
on a yearly basis
17. Dangote said when this project comes on line,
his friend Femi Otedola will save at least N26 per
litre on millions of litres of diesel and petrol which
his companies import annually. This savings will
be passed on to the consumers and it will take a
lot of pressure off the banks
18. Billions of Naira were paid to acquire the land
and to settle the existing communities. More
money was also allocated and spent to relocate
the existing communities
19. This project will restore the dignity of Nigeria,
a crude producing country that has for years gone
abroad to meet its demand for refined products
20. Refined products to be produced at the plant
include but is not limited to propane, petrol, Jet
Fuel, Diesel, Kerosene, Carbon Black,
Polypropylene, Polyethylene
21. The United States Trade and Development
Agency is supporting this project with $997
million.

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