DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa

23 May 2024

As refinery fires up, Dangote anticipates an end to gasoline imports

22 May 2024

Aliko Dangote has announced Nigeria should not rely on imports with Dangote refinery in operation, with the plant set to produce gasoline next month.

Ghana’s National Petroleum Authority combats high LPG prices

22 May 2024

Ghana’s National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has introduced various strategies to combat high liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices in the country.

Temporary malfunctions occur at Al-Ahmadi refinery

22 May 2024

A defect that has led to the blockage of a sulphur line and oil leakage into the sea has been discovered at Kuwait’s 346,000 barrel per day (bpd) Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery, with the issues causing a leak in the main seawater line used for cooling.

97 petrochemical facilities operational in Iran

21 May 2024

Head of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Morteza Shahmirzaei has said that 97 petrochemical complexes are currently operating across Iran, adding that the country’s petrochemical industry had grown significantly.

Saudi Arabia and China set to increase cooperation on energy transition

21 May 2024

China is currently an important partner to Saudi Basic Industries Co. (SABIC) in the energy transition and sustainable development, according to SABIC CEO Abdulrahman Al Fageeh – who spoke at the Boao Forum for Asia Riyadh Conference this month.

Port Harcourt refinery to restart operations by the end of July

21 May 2024

Nigeria’s Port Harcourt refinery is anticipated to restart operations by the end of July following five years of repair work.

Seplat inaugurates ANOH gas processing plant

19 May 2024

Seplat Energy has inaugurated the ANOH gas processing plant, a facility with the capacity to generate electricity for 5mn Nigerians.

Turkey simply relabels Russian oil products and exports them to Europe, research indicates

17 May 2024

Country appears to have quite brazenly emerged as a strategic pitstop for fuel products from Russia rerouted to the EU.