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Niger/Nigeria: Pipeline MoU raises export hopes
The governments of Niger and Nigeria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 24 July for the construction of an export pipeline from the Agadem Rift Basin (ARB) to a new refinery in Katsina State. The MoU was signed by the two countries’ oil ministers and witnessed by President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria in a ceremony attended by representatives of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the UK’s Savannah Petroleum.
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