DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

21 January 2021

Abu Dhabi hydrogen alliance set up

20 January 2021

Mubadala Investment has joined with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and ADQ to establish the Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Alliance with the aim of developing a roadmap to promote the adoption and use of hydrogen across major sectors in the UAE.

A look back at Nigeria’s “Year of Gas”

20 January 2021

Nigeria’s grand plans for the "Year of Gas" were disrupted but not derailed by the pandemic.

Kenyan MPs to seek update on Uganda’s Entebbe terminal project

19 January 2021

The Kenyan National Assembly’s Public Investments Committee (PIC) is gearing up to seek more information about Uganda’s plans for completing its part of a planned network of fuel terminals on the coast of Lake Victoria.

Shell, NNPC subsidiaries sign domestic gas supply deal

18 January 2021

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell (UK/Netherlands), has signed a 20-year domestic natural gas supply agreement with a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC).

Pipeline leak causes Libyan oil output to dip

18 January 2021

Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) said on January 16 that the country’s crude oil production had dropped by around 200,000 bpd following the shutdown of a key pipeline.

Botswana downplays risk of fuel shortages

18 January 2021

Mmetia Masire, the permanent secretary of Botswana’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, said last week that he did not expect South African refinery outages to lead to fuel shortages in his own country.