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Pipeline Through Benin An Attractive Crude Export Option ...

Niger currently produces around 20,000 b/d of crude oil and condensates, all of which is refined at the Chinese-built Société de Raffinage de Zinder (SORAZ) refinery and sold domestically, with some limited sales to regional importers in Mali, Burkina Faso and Nigeria. The refinery produces gasoline, diesel, fuel oil …

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Investors Shun NNPC's Planned Pipeline Project from Kaduna ...

Investigation gathered that the idea of building the pipeline was originally mooted by Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), which had approached the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to acquire the Kaduna refinery around 2005 with a commitment to pipe crude oil to the plant from Niger …

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CNPC builds green oasis on Saharan fringe - YouTube

Jun 11, 2020· #CNPC's refinery in #Niger, run by its subsidiary Soluxe International, is located on the fringe of the #Sahara desert. Despite the harsh environment, the staff have kept growing fruit trees and ...

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Investors Shun NNPC's Planned Pipeline Project from Kaduna ...

The plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to build a crude oil pipeline from the Kaduna refinery to Niger Republic may have hit the rocks, as investors have shunned the project because it is commercially unviable, THISDAY has learnt. As part of efforts to address frequent disruptions to the supply of crude oil […]

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China's CNPC to Build Niger-Benin Crude Oil Pipeline

The pipeline project comes after CNPC launched an oil refinery with annual throughput capacity of 1 million tonnes in Zinder in southern Niger in 2011. Last week, CNPC had set a 2020 production target of more than 2 million barrels oil equivalent per day from overseas oil and gas operations.

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NIGER: Termit and Tin-Toumma reserve threatened by CNPC ...

Aug 02, 2019· The Nigerian government seems to be aware of the situation. Niger signed a production sharing contract on June 2, 2008 with the CNPC, which stipulates in its article 36.9 that "the contractual zone does not contain any perimeter subject to classification or special protection, at the national or international level; the State will refrain from creating such perimeters on the contractual ...

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Investors Shun NNPC's Planned Pipeline Project from Kaduna ...

Aug 21, 2017· The plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to build a crude oil pipeline from the Kaduna refinery to Niger Republic may have hit the rocks, as investors have shunned the project because it is commercially unviable. As part of efforts to address frequent disruptions to the supply of crude oil to the Kaduna […]

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CNPC shuts Niger refinery after mechanical failure

Aug 28, 2015· The refinery was built as a joint venture between CNPC and the Niger government to process the oil, with a capacity of 20,000 bpd. The refinery in Zinder, located about 500 miles east of the capital Niamey, has never reached full production, processing between 12,000 and 16,000 bpd, according to the Reuters report..

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Niger: Soraz refinery resumes production after a 45-day ...

China National Petroleum Corporation's (CNPC) Soraz oil refinery in Niger has resumed production after a 45-day shutdown due to a mechanical failure, according to a company spokesman. The refinery, a joint venture between CNPC and the government, has a capacity of 20,000 bo/d and processes oil from the West African...

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Niger-Benin Crude Pipeline, Niger and Benin, Africa

The Niger-Benin crude pipeline project is a 1,980km cross-border pipeline connecting Niger's Agadem Rift Basin to the Port of Seme export terminal in the Republic of Benin. Image courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the People's Republic of China. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is developing the Niger-Benin crude pipeline.

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Niger Republic Opens New Refinery - Very Close To Nigeria ...

Niger Republic Opens New Refinery - Very Close To Nigeria's Border - Politics - Nairaland ... The Soraz refinery is 60 percent-owned by Chinese state oil company CNPC and 40 percent by Niger. It follows a $5 billion deal signed between the two in 2008 to concurrently …

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Fortune Favours the Bold in Niger | Africa Oil & Power

Nov 04, 2018· Since then, Niger has become a de facto oil producer and, through its refinery, has become self-sufficient in fuel, a rare case across the continent. Before CNPC, since the country first started being explored for oil in the 1970s, only 25 wells had …

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Niger, oil, and Chinese investment in Africa – Business ...

That may be hyperbole, but the refinery shutdown is still the likely result of a deliberate Chinese strategy — one that Niger is struggling to counter. Business Insider. China conducts nearly $200 billion in annual trade with Africa. Its companies have dug over 200 oil wells in Niger since 2010,discovering a billion barrels of oilin the ...

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SORAZ - Zinder Oil Refinery - Industry About

Apr 13, 2019· Type: Oil Refinery. Area: Zinder. Crude Oil Source: Agadem Oil Field. Installed Capacity: 20,000 barrels per day. Products: Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Fuel Oil, LPG. Owner: Société de Raffinage de Zinder (SORAZ) Shareholders: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) (60%), Government of Niger (40%) Activity Since: 2011 Contact

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Niger refinery faces stocking, export problems - Reuters

Mar 16, 2012· Niger, already a top uranium producer, became one of Africa's newest oil producers in November with the inauguration of the Soraz refinery, a $5 billion joint venture with CNPC …

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Savannah Petroleum Makes Third Oil Discovery In Niger ...

In the Agadem basin in south east Niger, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has made 97 discoveries from the last 127 exploration wells.

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China's CNPC to build Niger-Benin crude oil pipeline - Reuters

Aug 06, 2019· China's CNPC to build Niger-Benin crude oil pipeline. ... * The pipeline project comes after CNPC launched an oil refinery with annual throughput capacity of 1 …

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China's CNPC to build Niger-Benin crude oil pipeline ...

* The pipeline project comes after CNPC launched an oil refinery with annual throughput capacity of 1 million tonnes in Zinder in southern Niger in 2011 * Last week, CNPC had set a 2020 production target of more than 2 million barrels oil equivalent per day from overseas oil and gas operations

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Niger's Soraz refinery says struggling due to oil price ...

Oct 07, 2015· Soraz, the oil refinery in Niger owned by China National Petroleum Corporation's (CNPC), said on Tuesday it faced short-term difficulties due …

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NIGER : CNPC avoids disaster at Zinder refinery by skin of ...

The Zinder refinery in Niger that's supplied by fields in the Agadam block operated by the major China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), almost ground came to a dramatic halt in mid-September. According to our sources at the oil ministry in Niamey, the oil pipeline carrying the crude to the refinery (20,000 bpd) became totally clogged on Aug. 29 by an accumulation of wax over 1.8 km.

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Investors Shun NNPC's Planned Pipeline ... - Vurin Group

Aug 21, 2017· THISDAY gathered that the idea of building the pipeline was originally mooted by Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), which had approached the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to acquire the Kaduna refinery around 2005 with a commitment to pipe crude oil to the plant from Niger Republic.

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Niger's Refinery Restarts | Petroleum Africa

Oct 04, 2015· CNPC's Soraz oil refinery in Niger resumed production after being shut in for 45 days. The refinery was shut in due to a mechanical failure. The refinery, a JV between CNPC and the Niger government, has a capacity of 20,000 bpd and processes oil from the West African country's Agadem field that started production in 2011.

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NIGER : CNPC accuses Sonidep at Zinder - 11/03/2014 ...

The Zinder refinery in Niger is finding it hard to get paid by Sonidep, its lone customer. CNPC is lauding its management of the refinery. - 11/03/2014

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Niger-Benin pipe plan moving ahead - News for the Oil and ...

The relationship between Niger and CNPC has not always been smooth. A pricing dispute in 2015 led to the Zinder refinery shutting down for 45 days. The facility is 60% owned by CNPC and 40% by Niger.

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List of oil refineries - Wikipedia

This is a list of oil refineries.The Oil & Gas Journal also publishes a worldwide list of refineries annually in a country-by-country tabulation that includes for each refinery: location, crude oil daily processing capacity, and the size of each process unit in the refinery. For some countries, the refinery list is further categorized state-by-state

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3.1 Niger Fuel - Logistics Capacity Assessment - Digital ...

May 11, 2018· Société de raffinage de Zinder (SORAZ) is a consortium between China National Petrolem Company (CNPC) and the Nigerien state. The former holds 60% and latter 40%. The company manages the refinery that handles oil extracted in Niger. A subsidiary of CNPC called CNPC-Niger-Petroleum SA handles the exploration and extraction side.

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Niger Republic Opens New Refinery - Very Close To Nigeria ...

Niger Republic Opens New Refinery - Very Close To Nigeria's Border - Politics (2) - Nairaland ... The Soraz refinery is 60 percent-owned by Chinese state oil company CNPC and 40 percent by Niger. It follows a $5 billion deal signed between the two in 2008 to concurrently build the plant and develop crude oil from Agadem.

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CNPC - For months, #CNPC's refinery in #Niger has been ...

For months, # CNPC 's refinery in # Niger has been upgrading its prevention and control measures against # COVID19 in an all-round way while ensuring safe production. The company has been committed to ensuring employee health and safety, and workers from both China and Niger have diligently remained at their posts.

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CNPC works to cement public support for construction of a ...

Aug 31, 2018· In Niger, CNPC established an oilfield with an annual production capacity of 1 million tons of crude oil, 462 kilometers of oil pipelines and a modern refinery in the heart of the Sahara Desert in ...

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CNPC and Niger sign export pipeline transportation convention

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the Republic of Niger have signed a transportation convention regarding the crude oil export pipeline from the Agadem Rift basin to the Atlantic Coast in Benin. The deal was reported by Savannah Petroleum, whose assets covers 50% of the Agadem Rift basin of south-east Niger.

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Niger: Savannah Petroleum reports the signature of the ...

Sep 16, 2019· Savannah Petroleum, the British independent oil & gas company focused around activities in Niger and Nigeria, has noted the signature on 15 September 2019 of a Transportation Convention between China National Petroleum Corporation ('CNPC') and the Republic of Niger in relation to the planned crude oil export pipeline from the Agadem Rift Basin ('ARB') to the Atlantic coast in Benin (the 'Niger ...

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Refining & Chemicals - CNPC

CNPC operates overseas joint venture refineries in Kazakhstan, Chad, Niger, UK, France, Japan, and Singapore. Shymkent Refinery in Kazakhstan Shymkent Refinery is located in the south of Kazakhstan and put into operation in1984.

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Petroleum industry in Niger - Wikipedia

The JV refinery between CNPC and Niger Government is located at the southern city of Zinder, with a designed crude processing capacity of 1Mt/a. In October 2008, foundations were laid for the Zinder refinery. On November 28, 2011, Zinder Refinery became operational, marking the completion of the Phase-I Agadem upstream and downstream integrated ...

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Why construction of Katsina refinery stalled – Daily Trust

Why construction of Katsina refinery stalled ... to commit its crude share in the Agadem oil block in Niger for the proposed refinery. CNPC holds operating permit and 80 per cent of the proven ...

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Niger Wants Soraz Refinery Audit | Petroleum Africa

Nov 25, 2011· The government of Niger is asking for an audit of its newly established Soraz oil refinery. The refinery, built by Chinese firm CNPC in a JV with the government, saw its construction cost rise from $600 million to just under $1 billion and the government wants to know why.

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