DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

13 May 2022

Energy minister: Tanzanian government approves TZS100bn grant for fuel price relief

11 May 2022

Tanzania’s Energy Minister January Makamba said on Tuesday (May 10) that the government was preparing to make TZS100bn ($43mn) in extra funding available to mitigate the economic impact of rising fuel prices.

Kosmos says GTA project is 75% ready

11 May 2022

US-based Kosmos Energy said on Tuesday (May 9) that work on the Greater Tortue/Ahmeyim (GTA) project is more than three quarters complete.

Ghana reportedly receiving proposals from potential investors in Tema Oil Refinery

11 May 2022

Ghana’s Minister of Public Enterprises Joseph Cudjoe has said that the government is starting to receive proposals from potential strategic investors in Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).

Uganda-Tanzania MoU on defence will help establish security arrangements for EACOP

10 May 2022

The governments of Uganda and Tanzania have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will help establish security arrangements for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).

Dangote Petroleum Refinery will produce Euro-5 gasoline

9 May 2022

The Dangote Petroleum Refinery, a project under construction in the Lekki Free Zone near Lagos, Nigeria, is being built to meet the new Euro-5 Premium Motor Spirit petrol standard.

Ghana: TOR workers call on govt for Jubilee field crude for refinery

9 May 2022

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has indicated that efforts are being made by the government to rehabilitate TOR to enable it to contribute to stabilising prices.

African gas and African realities

6 May 2022

The case of Spanish-Moroccan-Algerian tensions over the GME pipeline demonstrates that if the EU wants Africa’s gas, it may also have to confront regional tensions and disputes.