Mercuria opens office in Nigeria

Geneva-based Mercuria has been building its sales of petroleum products and purchases of crude oil in Nigeria for several years, said the company in a statement. "The company wants a presence in the community, so that we can be closer to both our customers and our suppliers," said Mercuria.

The office will play a role in optimising the logistics of shipping imports and exports along the West African coast. The company also has plans to invest in Nigeria, both in upstream and downstream activitie