DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

15 April 2021

EACOP ready to launch

14 April 2021

Uganda, Tanzania, Total and CNOOC are very close to clearing all the paperwork needed to start construction work on the 1,445-km EACOP pipeline.

Senegal secures funding, support for gas pipeline plan

14 April 2021

Senegal’s sovereign wealth fund and the state natural gas concern, Senegal Gas Network (SGN), have secured financing and support for the government’s plan to establish a domestic gas pipeline network.

NSML says Nigeria should establish dry-docking facilities for NLNG tankers

13 April 2021

NLNG Ship Management Ltd (NSML), which provides marine transport management services for the Nigeria LNG (NLNG) consortium, has cast a spotlight on Nigeria’s lack of domestic dry-docking capacity.

NNPC using rail lines to transport sections of pipe for AKK project

13 April 2021

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has begun using rail lines to deliver sections of pipe to construction sites to facilitate work on the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) natural gas pipeline.

Tanzania’s new president aims to push LNG project ahead

13 April 2021

Samia Suluhu Hassan, the new president of Tanzania, said last week that she wanted to push a long-delayed LNG project led by Equinor (Norway) and Royal Dutch Shell (UK/Netherlands) forward.

Morocco’s SOMAGEC to build storage terminal at Damerjog complex

13 April 2021

SOMAGEC, a Moroccan port and maritime infrastructure company, will support efforts to establish an oil-refining and petrochemical complex at the Damerjog Industrial Park (DDIP) in Djibouti by building a new storage terminal.

Aramco seals oil pipelines deal

12 April 2021

A year of talks this week culminated in the sale of a 49% stake in Aramco Oil Pipelines Co. to a consortium of investors for $12.4bn.

Mozambique LNG’s fate in doubt

7 April 2021

Although military forces have offered reassurances, Total has evacuated all its workers from the Mozambique LNG construction site on the Afungi Peninsula.