South African Petroleum Industry Association

 

Replacing petrol pumps to take 'several months'

Sherilee Bridge

The South African Petroleum Industry Association said the replacement of older petrol pumps, which are unable to reflect a price of more than R9,99, would take several months. Roughly 18 500 petrol pumps, or about 30% of all South Africa's pumps, need to be replaced. These pumps do not have digital readings.

Africa plans many oil refineries, only one likely

Margaret Orgill

A new refinery in South Africa is likely to be the only one to go ahead in the short-term from a slew of projects proposed in sub-Saharan Africa, analysts say. Dozens of developments have been announced in recent years in countries including Angola, Nigeria and Zimbabwe but most will stay on the drawing board.