In Focus | South Africa
State-owned PetroSA in death throes as national energy crisis persists
PetroSA has been fighting for survival since its Mossel Bay refinery shut in 2020. Its crisis has deepened in recent months, with a lack of funds preventing urgent maintenance work on high-risk infrastructure. Company documents seen by Africa Intelligence paint a grim picture of an almost bankrupt firm hobbled by inept management and an allegedly cavalier chairman, Nkululeko Poya.