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African Petrochemicals is Africa’s leading bi-monthly print and digital trade magazine featuring all the latest petrochemical industry news, special reports, technological advances etc.

The real and virtual worlds are integrating at a steadily increased pace, the Internet of Things is pushing the evolutionary journey towards the fourth industrial revolution with various far-reaching consequences.

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Print Advertising Rates

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Premium Positions

  • OFC – R 26,600.00
  • IFC – R 21,100.00
  • OBC – R 22,950.00
  • IBC – R 21,100.00distribution
  • DPS – R 23,800.00

Standard Adverts

  • A4 – R 19,500.00
  • Half Page – R 12,050.00
  • Third Page – R 9,200.00
  • Quarter Page – R 8,100.00

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Standard Adverts

  • DPS – R 11,900.00 (1/2A4)
  • A4 – R 9,750.00 (1/3 A4)
  • Half Page – R 6,025.00 (1/4 A4)
  • Third Page – R 4,600.00 (Strip Ad)
  • Quarter Page – R 4,050.00 (Article Only)
  • Strip Ad – R 1,000.00

(All Rates are excl.VAT)
Red sizes indicate Print Magazine

Premium +R300 apps

All cover pages include a campaign on one social media platform to the value of R300.00.


Sent out weekly, our digital newsletter currently has a database of over 10 000 worldwide industry specific readers:


Adverts include a free editorial and one free picture.

  • Artwork for the newsletter: high resolution is always preferable: 300 DPI with an RGB colour profile.
    Single Block 66.667mm x 50mm (single block).
    Double Block 133.333mm x 50mm (horizontal layout).
    Banner Advert 200mm x 50mm (horizontal layout).

As we use a responsive template, the actual size of the advert is relative to the device it is being viewed on.


Place your company logo as a web link on our website that clicks through to a specialised profile page dedicated to your company and services. Your web link will be active for a month minimum, by the end of which you will receive comprehensive statistics of all visitors, demographics and funnels. This is a cost effective way of creating brand awareness and getting hits on your site.

Profile Pages from R2,000.00 excl. VAT pm



Artwork Specifications

• All dimensions are in millimetres
• A4 Ads MUST have crop marks and 5mm bleed all round
• We require all material to be submitted in electronic format
• JPEG or PDF at 300dpi (Please always check final proofs carefully)
• Artwork must be CMYK composition
•Please ensure that all text is curved before sending as PDF
•No effects on the artwork, e.g. Drop Shadows, Transparencies etc.


  • For a full page please limit word count to 800 words.
  • For a half page please limit word count to 400 words.
  • For a quarter page please limit word count to 200 words.

This will ensure that we can include pictures to accompany the editorial.

* Editorials are free of charge – but please be advised that advertisers take preference. All editorials are archived on our website. production@africanpetrochemicals.co.za

Focus Features for

• Pumps, Valves & Actuators
• Water Treatment
• Industrial Filters & Filtration

• Safety; Health; Environmental & Quality
• Inspection; Testing & Certification
• Fire and Explosion Prevention

• Material Handling (Forklifts, Overhead Cranes etc.)
• Industrial Cleaning / Shutdown & Maintenance Services
• Vibrating Equipment & Conveyor Belts

• Temperature & Pressure Control
• Petrochemical Analytics
• Storage Tanks & Road Tankers

• IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things)
• Industry 4.0
• Cables and Accessories

• Pipelines
• Corrosion Control & Coatings
• Seals; Gaskets & Sealing Mechanisms

Print Magazine Distribution

Chemical Cluster
• SASOL Polymers
• SASOL Solvents
• SASOL Olefins & Surfactants
• SASOL Nitro
• SASOL Infrachem & Merisol
Energy Cluster
• SASOL Mining
• SASOL Synfuels
International Energy Cluster
• SASOL Synfuels International
• SASOL Petroleum International
• BP Southern Africa
• Chevron / Caltex
• Engen
• Petro SA
• Total SA
• Fluor
• AMEC Foster Wheeler
• Hatch Goba
• Worley Parsons
• Tenova
• ThyssenKrupp
• SNC Lavelin
• Group Five
• Kentz
• Duvha
• Matla
• Koeberg Nuclear
• Karbochem
• NCP Chlorchem
• Naschem Denel
• Omnia
• Transnet
And many more…

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