Niger's Refinery Restarts | Petroleum Africa

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.

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

Aug 21, 2017· "They (CNPC) offered about $100 million but BPE rejected their bid because Nigerians will cry blue murder that the agency has given out the refinery for a pittance," he said. "Actually, they offered to build a pipeline to bring crude oil from Niger so that after refining in Kaduna, Niger …

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

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou and China National Petroleum Corporation boss Jiang Jiemin cut the red ribbon at the new plant at Olelewa in the east, near the country's second city Zinder. "Niger has entered the era of oil production," Issoufou said as he inaugurated the refinery decorated in the colours of the two countries.

Pipeline Through Benin An Attractive Crude Export Option ...

The pipeline project is set to be of high importance for landlocked Niger, whose nascent oil industry and growing output ambitions rely on the availability of an export option, as production is currently limited to the capacity of the country's sole refinery. Niger currently produces around 20,000 b/d of crude oil and condensates, all of ...

China National Petroleum Corporation - Wikipedia

[citation needed] This was followed by an oil contract with the government of Sudan "In June 1997, the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company was established with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) taking 40 percent ownership".

Niger - China Relations - Reliable Security Information

The Nigerien company established to own and operate the refinery, Societe de Raffinage de Zinder (SORAZ) is 60% owned by CNPC and 40% by the GON, but CNPC …

Nigeria: Things to Know About Niger-Nigeria Refinery ...

Jul 31, 2018· Moreso, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has ramped up Niger crude output to nearly 70,000 barrels per day this year from under 20,000 barrels, according to Niger…

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 to a fall in global oil prices, but still aimed to ...

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

The Soraz refinery will initially draw crude from three Agadem wells with reserves totalling 480 million barrels. Local consumption of refined products accounts for 7,000 barrels a day with plans to export the rest. The Soraz refinery is 60 percent-owned by Chinese state oil company CNPC and 40 percent by Niger.

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 ...

Nigeria, Niger Republic sign pact on Katsina refinery ...

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) ramped up Niger's crude output to nearly 70,000 barrels per day in 2018 from under 50,000 barrels, according to Niger's statistic agency Institut National ...

Niger hopes to boost oil output to 70,000 bpd by 2018 ...

Oct 14, 2015· The Chinese company also owns 60 percent of the Soraz refinery. Niger owns the remaining stake. Crude exports should not be affected by a dispute that has led CNPC to block shipments from the ...

Nigeria, Niger Republic sign pact on Katsina refinery ...

Jul 25, 2018· All of Niger's current crude output is processed at the CNPC-operated Soraz refinery. On the estimated cost of the refinery the minister said, "I wouldn't know until the technical study determines that," adding "the study will tell us what are involved, the technical and financing details."

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

Aug 02, 2019· The Government of Niger has decided to declassify part of the Termit and Tin-Toumma National Nature Reserve (RNNTT) in favour of an oil exploitation activity by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

Niger Chad Oil Pipeline - SourceWatch

The MoU followed the inauguration of Niger's Soraz refinery, a US$5 billion joint venture with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) near Zinder. The 20,000 barrel-per-day capacity refinery, 60 percent-owned by CNPC and 40 percent by Niger, is fed entirely by …

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

REUTERS/Stringer On August 14, a compressor failed at the Soraz oil refinery near Zinder, Niger, crippling one of the very few pieces of ... and the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC).

CNPC shuts Niger refinery after mechanical failure

China National Petroleum Corp.'s (CNPC) Soraz oil refinery in Niger has shut down due to a mechanical failure, according to a report from news agency Reuters. "The refinery has broken down. That's all I can say," Soraz spokesman Magagi Dada told private television station RTT. The …

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

Refining & Chemicals - cnpc.com.cn

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. It is one of the top three refineries in Kazakhstan, with a designed processing capacity of 6 million tons per annum.

Investors Shun NNPC’s Planned Pipeline Project from ...

By Ejiofor Alike  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 ...

CNPC in Chad - cnpc.com.cn

Sept. 20, 2007 CNPC and the Chadian Ministry of Petroleum signed an agreement for the establishment of a joint venture refinery. 2006 CNPC acquired all the equity of Block H in Chad via capital and share expansion. Dec. 18, 2003 CNPC signed an agreement with Swiss's Cliveden company to buy its shares for the risk exploration of Block H in Chad.

NIGER : Issoufou's gifts to CNPC revive oil export dreams

The amendment grants CNPC a string of tax cuts with the aim to boost production from 20,000 bpd to 110,000 bpd by 2021 and speed up the construction of a pipeline to evacuate output to Niger. For the moment, the oil is feed into the Zinder refinery. The problem is, …

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

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.

Things to know about Niger-Nigeria refinery, pipeline ...

The pipeline is to be constructed from Niger to a border town in Katsina State, Nigeria. The new refinery would process up to 100,000 and 150,000 barrels per day of crude from Niger Republic.

SORAZ - Zinder Oil Refinery - Industry About

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

It is the biggest investment in a cross-nation oil pipeline CNPC has made in Africa, the company said, but it did not give further details. 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.

Petroleum industry in Niger - Wikipedia

Niger has a long history of petroleum exploration dating back to the 1970s. However, it is only recently in 2011 that the petroleum industry of Niger was born with the opening of the Agadem oilfield and the Soraz refinery near Zinder. The oil and gas extracted from the Agadem field are processed at the Soraz refinery and products (gasoline ...