Dangote Refinery takes delivery of world largest crude distillation column equipment
The world’s largest crude distillation column equipment designed for crude oil processing for Dangote Refinery was delivered, on Sunday, in Lagos State.
The Crude Distillation Column is the largest in terms of distilling capacity which is 650,000 barrels per day. Presently, this will be the world’s largest single-train refining column.
The significant equipment weighs 2250MT; Length, 112.5m; Width, 14.036m; and Height, 13.752m.
The above-mentioned weight does not include the weight of the internal trays which is approximately 536 MT.
The refinery equipment, which was manufactured by Sinopec in China, is the primary unit processor of crude oil into fuels.