FG Plans Local Refining Of Aviation Fuel – Kachikwu

 FG Plans Local Refining Of Aviation Fuel – Kachikwu

kachikwu at senateThe Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday disclosed plans by the federal government to begin local refining of aviation fuel, otherwise known as JET A1,Leadership reports.
Kachikwu who made this known during a meeting with his counterpart in the Aviation Ministry, Senator Hadi Sirika, also pledged to work with all stakeholders to eliminate the noticeable challenge faced by airline operators in accessing aviation fuel for their daily operations.
Speaking while receiving the Minister of State for Aviation and his team of directors during a visit to the NNPC Towers, Abuja,Kachikwu stated that though the nations refineries are not producing aviation fuel for now efforts would be made in due course to provide the enablers which would ensure local production in the near future.


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