Warri Oil & Gas Free Zone

Why invest in OGFZ?
  • Round-the-clock operation (365 days, 7 days a week).
  • Ability to hold duty Free stock in a strategic location central to West Africa sub-Saharan region, enabling streamlined procurement logistics with reduced inventory requirement.
  • 75% duty rebate.
  • Computerized Free Zones Inventory Management System.
  • Tax Incentives
  • Direct access to sea and same-day turnaround of supply vessels operation.
  • Single-point responsibility and vessel operations, cargo handling, warehousing, personnel, agency etc.
  • Production in handling operations, no double handling.
  • Increased efficiency in exploration and production activities with better project co-ordination and management.
  • Ability to share both facilities and services.


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In the 1980s Warri Port was built with one stop shop oil service centre covering the Western Delta area to attract companies with cost-effective benefits. The Warri Port Complex was declared a Free Zone in May 2011 and is currently undergoing expansion and enhancement of its capacity. Today, Warri Port is already fully active and provides complete, reliable and efficient services, at all times meeting the demanding standards of its customers. Following a presidential approval, Port Free Zone Services Ltd, a consultancy company, has been appointed to assist Government in the development and management of the Delta Port Free Zone, Warri.

Warri New Port

Jetty                                        m 1,533

Draft                                         m 7

Channel Draft                                    m 8  

Industrial Area                                  sqm 290,964

Quay Apron (width 30m average)                 sqm 45,990

Warehouses                                      sqm 16,458

Offices                                              sqm 4,616

INTELS Offices & Workshop                          sqm 25,958

Total Area                                        1,020,000


New developed                                 sqm 50,000

Virgin land – future development                 sqm 250,000


Warri Old Port

Jetty                                        m 732

Darft                                         m 6

Channel Draft                                    m 8

Industrial Area                                  sqm 342,302

Quay Apron (width 39m average)       sqm 19,561

Warehouses                                      sqm 4,570

Offices                                              sqm 701


Total Area                                sqm 530,000

New Area                                  Future Development



Oil & Gas Free Zone Eko Support was approved on the 17 April 2014. OGFZ Eko Support was established in partnership with Eko Support Services Limited under a Public-Private Partnership model. The Free Zone was projected to provide direct and indirect jobs to at least 1,000 Nigerians within the first three years and to invest more than $124 million in infrastructure, equipment and other projects.


The management of OGFZA has put in place Operational Guidelines with the necessary technical and regulatory framework to ensure that all targeted projects are dutifully implemented and that operational processes are technology-driven.

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