Libya has established the South Refinery, intended to resolve fuel shortages and unemployment in the country’s south.
OLAX Engineering has hit key milestones for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on the 200,000 barrel per day BUA refinery project.
Ghanaian Energy Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh has overseen the first meeting of the Petroleum Hub Development Corp. (PHDC).
Marubeni-owned PIC Group has won a five-year maintenance agreement from Nigeria’s Azikel Petroleum, for a new refinery in Bayelsa State.
Kenya has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Eni on decarbonisation and biofuel.
South Africa’s largest refinery is ready to reopen, the joint venture has said.
South Africa has enough petroleum products, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has reported.
Sapref has declared force majeure in response to unrest sweeping South Africa.
Sonangol has launched a tender process for the Lobito refinery, which may have capacity of up to 200,000 barrels per day.
Petrojet’s crude oil storage tank in Ras Badran has officially entered the Guinness World Records ranking.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) plans to approve overhaul contracts on the Warri and Kaduna refineries in July and greenlight new condensate facilities swiftly thereafter.
The Netherlands has raised concerns about fuel exports for African markets, which have high levels of substances that are harmful to human health.
Front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on the Uganda refinery should be completed in August, with a final investment decision (FID) possible in June 2022.
Ghana’s Energy Ministry has sacked the two top executives at Tema Oil Refinery, bringing in new officials.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC), the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Zed Energy have signed a shareholder deal on the Brass terminal.
Malvin Chiwanga’s Matrix Petroleum has recently set out a plan to enter Namibia, while next up is Tanzania.
Bua Group has contracted KBR to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) on its proposed refinery in Nigeria.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has been forced to deny that the company has run out of cash.
Sasol shareholders should expect better times ahead, with the company forecasting an improvement in earnings per share of at least 20%.
Engen has set out plans to convert its Durban refinery to a storage terminal, with the processing facility no longer economic to run.
Trafigura and Sonangol are going their separate ways and dividing up Puma Energy, the downstream fuel supplier.
Puma Energy has equipped 14 of its sites in Ghana with solar power, with total capacity of 422 kWp.
The gap between what Nigeria pays to import fuel and what it is sold at is unsustainable and must change, Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) head Mele Kyari has said.
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved spending $1.5 billion to rehabilitate the Port Harcourt refinery.
Angola has awarded a build, own and operate (BOO) contract for the Soyo refinery to a consortium led by US company Quanten.