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Nigeria: BUA’s Refinery in Akwa Ibom to be Operational by 2024

After the signing of a progress acknowledgement statement between BUA Group and Axens of France for the proposed 200,000 barrels per day refinery in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, the Group...
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Nigeria: Department of Petroleum Resources Refutes License Revocation Reports

Contrary to several reports that the Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) revoked the licenses issued for the establishment of thirty-two (32) refinery projects in the country, a statement signed...
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State-owned Oil Refineries were Intentionally Shut Down – NNPC GMD

Appearing before the House of Representatives of Nigeria's Committee on Petroleum Upstream on Thursday, 26th November 2020, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari,...
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President Buhari Commissions 5,000 BPD WalterSmith Refinery in Imo State, Nigeria

The 5,000 barrels per day Waltersmith Refinery in Ibigwe, Imo State, Nigeria, was commissioned on Tuesday, 24th November 2020. It became the second private-owned functioning refinery in the country, after...
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Dangote Refinery 80% Complete; Petroleum Products to Hit Market in Q4 2021

Dangote Group has announced that refined petroleum products from its 650,000 per day refinery under construction will be in the market from the last quarter of 2021. Products from its...
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South Sudan to Construct Four Refineries; Train Engineers to meet World Standard

The world's youngest country, South Sudan, plans to construct four refineries in four locations in the country. They are Bentiu, Paloch, Thiangrial and Pagak. The Nilepet Director-General for Downstream, James...
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Waltersmith’s Modular Refinery in Nigeria to be Commissioned in September

Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited will commence operations in the 5,000 bpd modular refinery in Nigeria by September 2020. This was made known by the Chief Executive Officer, Chikezie Nwosu, on...
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Gabonese Government Cancels Sogara Refinery and GOC Merger

The Government of Gabon has reportedly ended the merger project between the Gabonese Refining company (Sogara) and the National Hydrocarbons Company, the Gabon Oil Company (GOC). The decision of a...
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Ugandan Government Rolls out New Timelines for Proposed Refinery Project

The Government of Uganda has renegotiated the project framework agreement of the country's proposed oil refinery to allow the investors enough time to complete the preliminary preparations. The Environment and...
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Refinery Construction in Uganda Postponed to 2025

The construction of Uganda's refinery has been postponed once again and cannot start until at least 2025. The push in the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the basin-wide upstream oil...
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