As with the global industry, African exploration and production plans hit the COVID-19 and oil price-crash roadblock.
Africa Finance Corp. (AFC) is turning to opportunities in the downstream in an attempt to tackle the continent’s import problem.
Waltersmith Petroman’s modular refinery has been completed and will begin operations on October 14, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has rejected calls to move its tank farms, saying this should wait until refineries have been rehabilitated and the Dangote Refinery started.
Mammoet has begun demobilising its heavy-lift equipment at the Dangote Refinery complex, in Nigeria, although the plant is now expected to start up in late 2022.