OPEC sees Africa adding 1.2mn bpd of refining capacity in medium term

Jennifer DeLay November 8, 2022

OPEC says Africa is on track to add 1.2mn barrels per day (bpd) of primary refining capacity in the medium term, with Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery accounting for more than half of the total.

Nigeria’s Oilserv shows interest in building gas pipelines to Morocco, Algeria

Jennifer DeLay October 19, 2022

Oilserv, one of Nigeria’s largest oilfield services providers, is ready to participate in either of the two major natural gas pipeline projects that the national oil company (NOC) is considering.

African gas pipeline projects revived due to European gas crisis

bne IntelliNews June 23, 2022

A mounting gas crisis in Europe caused by Russia’s decision to reduce flows has revived several African gas pipeline projects to take over from the Russian deliveries.

Russia preparing for second Africa Summit to build closer ties as it pivots away from the West

Ben Aris in Berlin June 12, 2022

Russia is preparing for the second Russia-Africa summit, scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as it steps up its campaign to move closer to the African countries and pivot away from the West.

Can the EU replace Russian gas with North African supplies?

Jennifer DeLay March 23, 2022

Experts from Verisk Maplecroft and Welligence Energy Analytics comment on how North African gas producers might respond as Europe’s energy mix changes.