DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

2 April 2020

Pestilence and paper-pushers

1 April 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is putting pressure on Uganda’s fuel market, and Kenyan tax claims have the potential to make the situation worse.

Liberia’s Conex buys downstream assets from Total in West Africa

30 March 2020

France’s Total has arranged to sell its petroleum product marketing operations and assets in Liberia and Sierra Leone to Conex Oil & Gas Holdings, a Liberian-owned company.

Governor of Rivers State rejects NLNG’s request for exemption from lockdown

30 March 2020

The government of Nigeria’s Rivers State has rejected a request from Nigeria LNG (NLNG) and several other companies involved in the natural gas sector for an exemption from the lockdown regime imposed last week.

Malawi hopes to expand fuel storage capacity by 50%

30 March 2020

The National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) is gearing up to expand its fuel storage network, according to a high-ranking company representative.

Qatar reportedly seeks to make LNG spot market sales

26 March 2020

Leading LNG producer Qatar is reportedly seeking to sell some cargoes of the super-chilled fuel on the spot market.