The United States Trade and Development Agency has commended the management of Eko Petrochemical and Refining Company Limited for the level of work done so far, assuring it of continuous and total support.
USTDA acting Director, Mr. Thomas Hardy, gave the commendation during a project inspection of the 20, 000 barrel per day production capacity modular refinery located at Tomaro Island Port in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria.
According to Hardy, the agency is impressed with the level of activities done so far on the project.
“We will continue to help in sourcing for financiers through companies in America that will support the project for speedy completion of the refinery.
“We are proud to support this project, and this will lead to infrastructure development and economic growth in Nigeria.
“This project represents an excellent opportunity for US businesses to export technologies and services in support of Nigeria’s refining goals,” he said.
Hardy further said: “In 2017, USTDA invested in the engineering design of Eko Petrochemical Refinery Project on Tomaro Island to make the vision of Captain Iheanacho actualised and a reality.