26 February 2013

Angola: Luanda Refinery Covers 20 Per Cent of Internal Need

Luanda — Oil by products at Luanda refinery represents only 20 per cent of the needs of the internal market and to cover the total the national oil company (Sonangol) imported 4.4 million tones, Angop has learnt.

Sonangol's CEO's Francisco Lemos Maria, said the value represents an increase of 23 per cent in comparison to 2011.

He said increasing was also recorded in butane gas (44 per cent), petrol (25), fuel (23), and asphalt (53).

Meanwhile, the manager said there was also an increase of 15 per cent in the petrol and jet B production, as well as recorded a fall in fuel oil naphtha, products for exportation.

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