Lekki Refinery power station

From Global Energy Monitor
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Lekki Refinery power station is a proposed 570-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Lagos State, Nigeria.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Lekki LGA, Lagos State, Nigeria.

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The refinery power plant will be built to run the new Dangote Oil Refinery, expected to being operating in the early 2020s.[2] The refinery will require about 480 MW of the power plant's capacity.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Dangote Oil Refinery Co
  • Parent company: Dangote Industries Ltd.
  • Location: Lekki LGA, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Coordinates: 6.4698, 3.5852 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 570 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 570 MW (no start-up date)[4]

Articles and Resources


  1. Roseline Okere, Dangote deep-sea pipeline to boost Nigeria’s power generation by 12,000mw, The Guardian, Jun 14, 2018
  2. Frankie Edozien, In Nigeria, Plans for the World’s Largest Refinery, New York Times, Oct 9, 2018
  3. David Pilling, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, on his ‘crazy’ $12bn project, Financial Times, Jul 10, 2018
  4. Damilare Famuyiwa, Otedola extols Dangote’s multi-billion dollar refinery project, Nairametrics, Aug 23, 2019