Dangote trains 150 engineers on refining operations – The management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) yesterday said 150 young local engineers have been trained in refining and refinery operations in preparation for the take-off of its 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery and petrochemical plant.
Speaking to reporters during the presentation of the batch of 23 trainee engineers that just returned from Mumbai, India, after a five-month training at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, the Director, Human Resources, DORC, Mr Mohan Kumar, said a total of 150 fresh engineers have been trained to manage the operations of the refinery which is currently under construction.
Kumar said the young engineers were trained in all aspects of refinery operation in Mumbai, adding that the trained engineers had gathered fundamental practical knowledge about refinery operation.
According to him, the engineers were recruited and trained to witness the building of the refinery from the scratch. They spent two months in classroom training and three months on the job, he added.
They were trained in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited by experts who have had over 45 years experience in refinery operations.