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Railway to distribute 1.8-million litres of petrol products nationwide
Railway to distribute 1.8-million litres of petrol products nationwide

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has indicated readiness to deploy its 40 tank wagons for distribution of 1.8-million litres of petrol nationwide if contacted by marketers...

By Kingsley Jeremiah 27 Sep 2017

Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched
Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched

Through expanding its fuel card business, Puma Energy Tanzania has established a partnership with Uber to supply fuel to all registered Uber partner-drivers...

11 Sep 2017

Innovation, product diversification drives forecourt retail growth
Innovation, product diversification drives forecourt retail growth

Expansion in the forecourt convenience retail industry continues, despite the general downturn of the retail industry as a whole...

22 Aug 2017

Photo by Jackson Jost via Unsplash
Nigeria signs oil financing deals with Shell, Chevron

Nigeria has signed financing deals with oil majors Shell and Chevron to develop projects that would boost reserves and revenue, the state-run oil firm said this week...

4 Aug 2017

Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products
Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week...

By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

President Museveni. Image:
Museveni launches water transport for fuel on Lake Victoria

In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by president Museveni last week becomes a reality...

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona 20 Jun 2017

Namibia
New mobile payment system for fuel in Namibia

Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia...

18 Apr 2017

An employee at the Shell Agbada 2 flow station looks at the station from behind a gate in Port Harcourt on September 30, 2015.
Watchdogs allege Shell knew about Nigeria oil kickbacks

LAGOS, Nigeria: Corruption watchdogs alleged on Monday that Shell executives knew that money earmarked for a controversial oil deal was being used to bribe senior Nigerian officials, a claim rebuffed by the petroleum giant...

12 Apr 2017

Rwanda abandons US$35m biodiesel pilot project
Rwanda abandons US$35m biodiesel pilot project

According to a recent article by Johnson Kanamugire on The East African, the Rwandan government is abandoning a US$35m biodiesel pilot project...

13 Feb 2017

AutoXpress and Engen launch service offering in Rwanda
AutoXpress and Engen launch service offering in Rwanda

Engen Petroleum has announced its collaboration with AutoXpress in Rwanda to test customer response to a new mini vehicle services offering...

14 Nov 2016

Eco-friendly Engen for Réunion
Eco-friendly Engen for Réunion

Engen, the African energy multinational, is planning to build an eco-friendly service station in Réunion...

12 Jun 2015

Engen distributor opens 11th service station in Cameroon
Engen distributor opens 11th service station in Cameroon

Blessing Petroleum, the official Cameroonian lubricants distributor for Engen, has opened its 11th service station in the country, bringing Engen automotive oils to the Western region for the first time.

14 Apr 2014

Open for business
Open for business

A Bizcommunity Press Office has become the obvious means by which to constructively steer what you want people to know, think and perceive about your company in the public realm.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 11 Sep 2013

Reports warn of trouble in Ghana's new oil sector

ACCRA: Ghana looked to defy the trends which have plagued other west African oil producers, replacing graft and waste with prudent spending, but two years after production began there is reason to worry, new reports said.

21 Aug 2013

Somali pirate with references seeks work
Somali pirate with references seeks work

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA: For a fearsome pirate, even one in self-declared retirement, there is a notable lack of what literature has led one to expect: cutlass, eye-patch, hook or even a parrot.

6 May 2013

If you're content, we're content
If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

Pirates seize French tanker off Abidjan

ABIDJAN COTE D'IVOIRE: A French tanker has been hijacked by pirates off Ivory Coast, port authority officials in the economic capital Abidjan confirmed on Monday (4 February).

5 Feb 2013

Lagarde says global uncertainty limits Africa growth

Continued global uncertainty‚ coupled with internal factors such as drought and associated food shortages‚ threaten Africa's economic growth prospects‚ warns International Monetary Fund's (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 8 Jan 2013

Johan Botes
Top 10 New Year's resolutions for employers

Here are some resolutions for 2013 for you that you, as an employer, may well find useful. Get them right now - and avoid any unpleasant surprises during the year.

By Johan Botes 31 Dec 2012

More gas found for Maputo

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: Italian energy company, ENI announced on Wednesday (5 December) a new gas finds off the eastern coast of Mozambique, the third this year, entrenching the country's position as a major emerging gas producer.

6 Dec 2012

Allegations that Nigeria lost billions in oil cash stirs anger

LAGOS, NIGERIA: A probe alleging Nigeria has lost out on tens of billions of dollars in recent years through questionable practices in Africa's biggest oil-and-gas industry has stirred controversy and calls for action.

26 Nov 2012

SEPLAT celebrates World Environment Day
SEPLAT celebrates World Environment Day

Nigerian indigenous petroleum exploration and development firm, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Limited has unveiled its plans to celebrate this year's World Environment Day, which takes place annually on 5 June.

5 Jun 2012

SA, Qatar strengthen relations
SA, Qatar strengthen relations

Infrastructure development between South Africa and Qatar is set to intensify in the future. This emerged after a meeting between President Jacob Zuma and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani in Doha during a visit by Zuma, who stopped over in Qatar earlier this week while en route to the World Economic Forum, set to take place in Davos.

26 Jan 2012

Boost for Mozambique's economy as Engen seals deal
Boost for Mozambique's economy as Engen seals deal

Engen, the petroleum powerhouse, has strengthened and renewed its commitment to the Mozambican economy with the closure of an agreement to acquire Chevron's interests in the country.

27 Oct 2011

Business benefits from competitive energy market
Business benefits from competitive energy market

LONDON, UK: UK businesses are reaping the rewards of an extremely competitive energy market, as new market entrants and specialist small providers drive up standards and lower costs, according to latest research from independent analyst, Datamonitor*.

31 Jan 2011

Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?
Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?

LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.

30 Nov 2010