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7 May
As EU member states push for a Russian oil embargo, Germany's PCK Schwedt refinery is facing an uncertain future. It runs wholly on Russian imports, and many locals aren't so sure alternatives can be found in time.
24 Apr
Vehicles were left burnt out and fuel pooled on the ground in Nigeria's Imo state on Sunday following an overnight explosion at an illegal oil refining depot. The state commissioner for petroleum resources, Goodluck Opiah, said late on Saturday that 100 people were killed in the explosion, remarking that they were "burnt beyond recognition."
25 Jan
On a site visit over the weekend, President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina described the Dangote oil refinery and petrochemical plant projects as game-changing and will give the continent the needed development.
7 Apr 2021
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a contract with Italy’s Maire Tecnimont for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery.
24 Mar 2021
NNPC Group Managing Director of the Mele Kyari says it will cost about seven billion dollars excluding tax and other necessities to build a new refinery.
17 Aug 2019
Edwin Devakumar, Group Executive Director at the Dangote Group says they are confident that the refinery will be completely built and ready to start by the end of 2020. For an update on the Dangote refinery, he joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
21 Dec 2018
Nigerian minerals company Kian Smith has begun constructing the country's first gold refinery, which is expected to more than triple its capacity within five years after operations begin next June, an executive at the company developing it said.
27 Jul 2018
Dangote Sugar Refinery is looking to its backward integration plan and raising its refining and production efficiency as part of efforts to overcome what the company’s Group Managing Director, Abdullahi Sule, describes as a very challenging period.
9 Jul 2018
Africa's richest man, man Aliko Dangote will consider listing his oil refinery to account for half of his conglomerate's assets on the London Stock Exchange, after it comes onstream next year, as his focus shift to oil and gas from in late 2019, a senior executive Dangote Group told Reuters.
26 Jun 2017
Road users lament the bad state of Eleme Akpajo refinery road.
11 Jun 2017
Alleged refinery concession - Niger Delta youths advocate comprehensive engagement.
24 Apr 2017
Oil sector reform - FG to build the second refinery in the North.

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