LEIGHTON OFFSHORE HAS been awarded a US$66mn contract by the Tanzania Ports Authority to install a single point mooring (SPM) and pipelines in Dar Es Salaam.
EGYPT AND SWAZILAND have signed a MoU to promote co-operation and exchange expertise in the electricity and energy sectors.
The Minister of Electricity and Energy, Hassan Younis, made the remark after a meeting with Princess Tsandzile, Swaziland's Minister of Natural Resources and Energy, while in Cairo for talks on ways in which to promote cooperation in the electricity sector.
CHINA IS TO build an eight billion dollar oil refinery in Nigeria. It will be the first of three refineries under a deal signed in May between Nigeria's state oil company, NNPC, and the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC).
DEMAND FOR 91 RON unleaded gasoline from Europe into the Nigerian market has slowed to a near halt with a well supplied market and large backlog of cargoes remaining off the coast of Lagos.
SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT Co, or SPDC, is close to completing the construction of a major pipeline in the country's oil-rich Niger Delta at a cost of US$1.1bn, according to a spokesman.