DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa
Dateline Energy Services (DES), a Nigerian oilfield services provider (OSP), has agreed to build an LPG barge for the Nigerian Navy in order to facilitate inland fuel deliveries.
Nigeria’s Dangote refinery is set to receive its first shipment of crude in the next two weeks, and will aim to produce around 370,000 barrels per day of diesel and jet fuel from the beginning of October, according to a senior company executive.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPCL) has signed a $7bn gas supply memorandum of understanding with Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Ltd (IEPL), furthering commitments to advance the use of natural gas by large-scale industries.
Nigeria’s national oil company has initiated a shakeup in its management ranks by ordering some mandatory retirements and appointing several new executive vice presidents.
Oil refineries worldwide are grappling with challenges in meeting the demand for diesel, a crucial fuel that powers various sectors of the global economy, Bloomberg reported on September 19.
Kenya’s Trade and Investments Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria says he stands by his earlier prediction that petroleum product prices are likely to continue rising through February 2024.
Following the destruction of dozens of illegal refining sites over the last two months, the Nigerian Air Force is describing the air component of Operation Delta Safe, an initiative designed to curb crude oil theft, as successful.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) naval forces in the Persian Gulf region apprehended two oil and gas “tankers” in the Persian Gulf under supposed anti-smuggling operations, IRNA reported on September 15.
A new leaked document from the Iranian government has indicated that only 20% of the country’s petrol is Euro-4 or Euro-5 compliant.
Iran is set to determine its oil export destinations, marking a significant shift in sales patterns, Oil Minister Javad Owji announced at the IranPlast Exhibition in Tehran on September 17, Shana reported.
Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed on a state visit to establish a joint taskforce to expedite development of the $50bn West Coast Refinery Project, facilitating a further $100bn in funding
Omani NOC OQ this week provided an operational update covering the first half of 2023.