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[Issue 1 2012]

Sub-Saharan Africa Refining Experts Meeting

The Sub-Saharan Africa Refiners Meeting was held at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, South Africa on 8-9 October 2003. Organised jointly by the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and The World Bank, the Meeting was designed to bring together representatives from all the major refineries in Sub-Saharan Africa for two days of focused discussion on plans and strategies to upgrade refining capability to produce unleaded petrol of sufficient quality for the changing vehicle fleets in the region. Over 50 participants from the fuels industries in East, West, South and Central Africa were present.