USTDA approves $1mn grant for development of modular refinery in Nigeria
17 August 2017 | 3:37 pm
The U.S Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) recently approved a one million dollar grant for the engineering design of a 20,000 barrel per day modular refinery on Tomaru Island in Lagos.
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