South African Refiners Prepare for Worker Strike

The Africa Report, July 27, 2016

South African energy workers plan to strike this Thursday over wages, potentially affecting crude oil refineries and fuel depots, the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU) said on Wednesday. South Africa, the continent's most industrialized economy, is home to several oil refineries, operated by Shell, BP, Chevron, Sasol, and PetroSA. A prolonged strike could lead to fuel shortages and have a significant impact on the local economy.

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