International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, (IJSER)
Nigeria an active member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
(OPEC) depends on importation of refined petroleum products to satisfy its domestic
demands. This reliance in part, is responsible for the demise of petroleum refineries
in the country.
The importance of oil and its relative products in the global market today is
unquestionable. Oil is the major source of energy required to facilitate several
processes such as transportation, energy generation and other facets that contribute