Sapref has declared force majeure in response to unrest sweeping South Africa.
Engen has set out plans to convert its Durban refinery to a storage terminal, with the processing facility no longer economic to run.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the topic of domestic energy reform to Davos, although domestic criticism persists.
ExxonMobil and Royal Vopak have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a potential LNG regasification terminal in South Africa.
Engen has accounted for all personnel who were at its refinery, south of Durban, where an explosion took place on December 4.
South Africa’s Transnet Pipelines has contained a crude oil spill in Durban caused by attempted theft.
South Africa has “inadequate” stocks of diesel, an industry body has warned, as demand has accelerated beyond expectations with the easing of lockdown limitations.