Mr. Dangote tweets with pictures boasting the successful installation of the largest single crude distillation column   

23 December : Africa’s silk-stocking man records the progress at the Dangote refinery site in Lekki, Lagos.

The equipment that consists of consists of various chemical components that have different molecular sizes, molecular weights, and boiling temperatures was successfully installed at the refinery, according to a tweet.

The atmospheric tower built by Sinopec, a Chinese energy firm was delivered to Lagos earlier this month and has a diameter of 12 meters, a length of 112.56 meters and a unit weight of 2252 tons

The crude distillation column works on the principle of fractional distillation, leading to the separation of various components in the mixture based on their different boiling points.

Reporting for EasyKobo on Monday , 23 December 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria

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