DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

10 February 2023

NNPC makes downstream progress as wait for Dangote continues

9 February 2023

After several years without processing crude, Nigeria’s NNPC Ltd said this week that the first of its four refineries is expected to come back on stream during Q2.

Uganda/Tanzania: NGOs file complaint against US firm for role in brokering EACOP insurance coverage

8 February 2023

New York-based Marsh has been accused of violating guidelines for responsible business conduct by helping to arrange insurance coverage for the EACOP oil pipeline through Uganda and Tanzania.

Africa rallies to Russia’s rescue as EU bans the import of oil products

8 February 2023

African nations boosted the import of Russian oil products, including the all-important diesel exports, in January ahead of the imposition of the latest round of sanctions on Russian oil products.

NNPCL claims that Nigeria's gasoline shortages are easing following distribution programme

8 February 2023

NNPCL referred to a weekly report showing that it had withdrawn 450.92mn litres of gasoline from its storage facilities during the week starting January 28, equivalent to 64.42mn litres per day.

Cameroon: NFE strikes deal with Golar LNG on sale of entire stake in Hilli Episeyo FLNG

6 February 2023

US-based New Fortress Energy has struck an agreement with Bermuda-registered Golar LNG on the sale of its entire stake in the Hilli Episeyo, a floating LNG vessel that is capable of turning out 2.4mn tpy, operating offshore Cameroon.

TotalEnergies to assess Mozambique security conditions before restarting $20bn LNG project

6 February 2023

TotalEnergies is taking steps to assess security and humanitarian conditions in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province ahead of making a decision on whether to restart work on a $20bn LNG project.