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.
Ghanaian Energy Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh has called for workers and managers to work together at the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), during a visit on March 11.
Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has celebrated an arbitration win against the Libyan Emirates Oil Refining Co. (Lerco), in a case on the Ras Lanuf refinery.
Glencore has taken an impairment of $6.39 billion for 2020, including $1.15bn in African oil operations.
A South African committee will visit the Engen refinery this week, during a visit to KwaZulu-Natal.
Sasol expects to post strong results for the second half of 2020, while adjusted EBITDA will drop by as much as 10%.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has received bids from 96 companies for rehabilitation of downstream infrastructure.
Egypt has renewed its push to convert cars to run on natural gas, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi lending his weight to the drive.
Seplat Petroleum will supply crude to Waltersmith Petroman’s new modular refinery, cutting pipeline losses.
Eni and Kenya have held talks on a number of potential green plans in the East African country, including the conversion of the Mombasa refinery.
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the Ibom deep sea port plan, paving the way for the project to move forward.
Engen has accounted for all personnel who were at its refinery, south of Durban, where an explosion took place on December 4.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has launched the tender process for fuel supplies.
Africa Finance Corp. (AFC) is turning to opportunities in the downstream in an attempt to tackle the continent’s import problem.
The cost to repair the fire-damaged Sonara refinery in Cameroon is 250 billion Central African francs ($461.8 million).
TechnipFMC has begun work on a new hydrocracking complex at the Assiut refinery, in Egypt.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the launch of the Waltersmith modular refinery, in Ibigwe, Imo State, and the groundbreaking for the second phase.
Nigeria has signed a deal with neighbouring Niger on petroleum products transportation and storage.
South Africa’s parliamentary committee for energy has backed plans for PetroSA to overhaul its gas-to-liquids (GTL) refinery, at Mossel Bay, while also seeking insight into how problems emerged.
Sasol’s low-density polyethylene (LDPE) unit in Louisiana has reached beneficial operation, the last part of the Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP) to start up.
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Fire has engulfed a tank farm owned by Oando, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (Lasema) has reported.
Gemcorp has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 60,000 barrel per day Cabinda refinery, which will be built in the Angolan exclave.