Nigerian stakeholders call for policy adjustments to increase adoption of clean cooking fuels


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The Nigerian public and private sector gathered at the call of the Nigeria LPG Association (NLPGA) during the 2nd West Africa LPG Expo & NLPGA Summit 2022 in Lagos (June 23-24) to push for a stronger adoption of gas across Africa’s biggest economy. The Summit welcomed captains of the industry and leading public figures, including […]

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Nigeria LNG decides to allocate all its LPG supply to the Nigerian market amidst soaring prices


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The board of Nigeria LNG (NLNG) approved yesterday the supply of its entire production of propane and butane to the Nigerian market. In September 2019, the company had already decided to increase its domestic LPG supplies from 350,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes per year from 2021 onwards. Last year, NLNG’s supplies reached about 400,000 tonnes. […]

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Gabon exposes clear vision on what to do with its natural gas


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Gabon is thought to hold anywhere between 3 to 5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of gas, although the country remains a small gas producer. To date, most of its gas has remained on the ground or flared – with only small quantities monetised domestically for power generation in Libreville and Port Gentil. But as Gabon […]

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Gabon on the move: what you need to know ahead of the Gabon Oil, Gas & Energy Summit in Libreville this week


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Nested in the Gulf of Guinea, Gabon has built itself a reputation of environmental stewardship and sustainable development of its natural resources. The country of less than 2.5m notably hosts Africa’s largest forest elephant population and is covered at 88% by rainforest. Despite being an established offshore hydrocarbons province, Gabon is steadily diversifying away from […]

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Nigeria’s Sahara Group commits $1bn to LPG vessels and infrastructure in Africa


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Nigerian energy infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group, has announced an investment of $1bn into Africa’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) value chain during the African Refiners and Distribution Association (ARDA) conference 2021 in South Africa this week. “Sahara, through its subsidiary, WAGL Energy Limited is already working towards investing $1 billion to ramp up its LPG fleet […]

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Why Nigeria’s LPG industry is an underrated investment opportunity


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With a compound annual growth rate of 27% between 2018 and 2020, Nigeria’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supply is amongst the fastest growing in Africa. Last year, the country absorbed its first million metric tonnes of LPG, up from 840,000 MT in 2019 and 635,650 MT in 2018. And the forecast for further growth is […]

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Amethis successfully exits Burkina Faso’s leading LPG distributor


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Following its investment in Burkina Faso’s leading LPG distributor Sodigaz APC in 2017, Amethis has just sold its 22% stake in the company to African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM). Over the years, Sodigaz has built a 60% market share of Burkina Faso’s LPG distribution market and currently relies on a network of 2,200 gas resellers. […]

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