Nigeria is benefiting from higher oil prices, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said, but its deficit will widen this year.
Dangote Industries will commission its 650,000 barrels per day refinery by the end of the year, officials have told African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina.
Ghana has waived sulphur specifications on locally produced vehicle fuels in order to keep its refineries functioning.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has launched new plans to crack down on illegal refining, including tackling those facilities linked to the security forces.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has reported a “minor fire incidence” at its Port Harcourt refining complex.
A minority shareholder in Senegal’s refinery has compared its treatment to that of a sacrificial lamb, amidst protests on a recapitalisation.
An accident at Sonatrach’s Skikda refinery has injured nine workers, the company has reported.
Ghana’s oil industry has had a fair amount of success in making its case to the local population, but a move onshore risks inflaming tensions.
Clashes have “severely damaged” the Zawiya refinery, Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has reported.
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.