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Overview Joe Rule, Marketing Director, Fuel Logic
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Overview Joe Rule, Marketing Director, Fuel Logic
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Overview Joe Rule, Marketing Director, Fuel Logic

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Future Fuel Distribution Strategies for Southern Africa, 2 & 3 November 2011, Southern Sun O. R. Tambo International, Gauteng

Future Fuel Distribution Strategies for Southern Africa, 2 & 3 November 2011, Southern Sun O. R. Tambo International, Gauteng

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  • 1. Joe Rule – Marketing Director, Fuelogic FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 2.
    • Transformation taking place at rapid pace
    • Oil majors losing appetite for business in Africa
    • Existing infrastructure in SA (ocean terminals, pipeline terminals, depots, pipelines, rail, road) not coping with demand
    • Increased incidence of unplanned refinery shutdowns/breakdowns
    • Refinery investment on hold waiting for clean fuels programme. This will increase disruption.
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 3.
    • Cross border fuel exports by road from SA becoming increasingly difficult due to:
        • Border delays
        • Shortages of product
        • Product theft en route
        • Exorbitant Cross Border fees
        • Fraudulent charges raised by Zimbabwe officials
    • More Cross Border fuel supplied by Mozambique out of Matola, Beira and Nacala
    • Beira- Msasa pipeline is still underutilized
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 4.
    • Shortages of fuel at many SA depots
    • LPG availability in SA critical - most sources having little/no stock
    • Less product available for export to neighbouring states
    • New multi-product pipeline still a long way off
    • The old pipeline is operating at reduced capacity
    • Rail concentrating on other commodities rather than fuel transport
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 5.
    • Road hauliers in SA in a quandary – should they invest in bridging capacity or not?
    • Botswana Govt to import 50% of its fuel requirements from sources other than S.A.
    • Ever increasing cost of road transport due to:
      • Low vehicle utilization as a result of loading/offloading delays
      • Restrictions imposed on operating hours
      • Delays caused by heavy traffic
      • Wage demands exceeding inflation
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 6.
    • S.A. needs the new pipeline to be completed ASAP
    • There is a possible need for a new refinery to address supply issues/operational problems at existing refineries
    • Investment needed to eliminate loading and offloading bottlenecks at terminals and depots
    • S.A. and Zimbabwe Govt’s to sort out cross border issues
    • Opportunities for professional transport companies to expand in Botswana and Mozambique
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 7.
    • Beira- Msasa pipeline underutilized
    • Malawi looking to build a pipeline to Beira
    FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • 8. FUTURE FUEL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA

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