DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

26 January 2024

Russian LPG exports to Turkey double in 2023

25 January 2024

Traders and LSEG data have stated that liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exports to Turkey from Russia doubled in 2023, showing growing trade between the two countries in a pivot away from Europe by Ankara.

UAE to finance Uganda’s $4bn Hoima refinery

25 January 2024

Uganda is holding final negotiations with the UAE for the financing and construction of Uganda’s new $4bn domestic oil refinery at Hoima, according to a Chimp Corps report.

CNOOC to construct LPG facility in Uganda

25 January 2024

Uganda has issued a licence to China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Uganda Ltd. to construct a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facility near Lake Albert.

Nigeria destroys 5,500 illegal refineries in three years

25 January 2024

According to Mele Kyari – managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Co. Ltd. (NNPC) – Nigeria has destroyed over 5,500 unauthorised refineries and around 4,500 illegal pipeline connections over three years.