A man walks past South African petro-chemical company Sasol's synthetic fuel plant in Secunda
Saudi Arabia plans oil refinery, petrochemicals plant in S. Africa
PRETORIA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to build an oil refinery and a petrochemicals plant in South Africa as part of $10 billion of investments in the country, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Friday.
In comments following a meeting with South Africa's energy minister Jeff Radebe in Pretoria, Al-Falih said Saudi oil would be used in the planned refinery.
Saudi Arabia was also interested in using South Africa's oil storage facilities, he said.
(Reporting by Alex Winning; Writing by Joe Brock; Editing by Susan Fenton)
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