EXTEND THE SORAZ REFINERY PRODUCT RANGE
Project manager: Ministry of Oil
Estimated cost (USD): USD 40 million
Estimated cost (FCFA): FCFA 20 billion
Niger overflows with energy resources but remains dependant on neighbouring countries to fulfil its energy needs. To increase its energy autonomy and meet increasing demand for Jet A1 and heavy fuel oil from international, domestic and border country (Mali, Burkina Faso, Nigeria…) airlines, within the next 5 years, Niger plans to produce jet A1 fuel, heavy fuel oil and LPG to supply the national and sub-region market. This project will enable: '- Development of a process to soften kerosene to produce Jet A1 fuel; - Secure petrol, oil and LPG supply.
- Meet high national demand;
- Reduce dependence on foreign resources;
- Export refined products to neighbouring countries.
CHARACTERISTICS OF PARTNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Project Design: State/Partner
Risk sharing: State/Partner