Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:11:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 High pressure clean-in-place pump now available http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-clean-in-place-pump-now-available-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445711 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632170_resized_cleaninprocesscippump032017brubinpumpsjpg1022.jpg CLEAN-IN-PROCESS PUMP The Brubin BA Clean-In-Process (CIP) pump has a patent pending designed pump-wheel that will allow the pressing shoes to retract for efficient CIP 511 287 Pumps range included in offering to cater for demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-range-included-in-offering-to-cater-for-demand-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445731 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632223_resized_pumpritepneumaticgreasetransferpump022017bmg1022.jpg PNEUMATIC GREASE TRANSFER About 180 kg of grease is being pumped and used daily at Richards Bay Minerals 511 287 China's Sinopec buys first major refinery in Africa from Chevron http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chevron-confirms-sale-of-its-south-african-assets-to-sinopec-2017-03-22 Reuters OIL Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:02:00 +0200 447169 1490188437 1490184120 1492812000 Reuters 0 0 Algerian State energy firm Sonatrach replaces CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/algerian-state-energy-firm-sonatrach-replaces-ceo-2017-03-20 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0200 447016 1490014252 1490014080 1492639200 Reuters 0 0 Sunrise Energy secures two international deals for LPG terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sunrise-energy-secures-two-international-deals-for-lpg-terminal-2017-03-20 Creamer Media Reporter CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:44:00 +0200 447006 1490007536 1490006640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nigerian court overturns seizure of oilfield from Shell and Eni http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-court-overturns-seizure-of-oilfield-from-shell-and-eni-2017-03-17 Reuters OIL & GAS Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:25:00 +0200 446834 1489746394 1489746300 1492380000 Reuters 0 0 China's Sinopec nears deal to buy Chevron's South African oil assets – sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-sinopec-nears-deal-to-buy-chevrons-south-african-oil-assets-sources-2017-03-17 Reuters OIL & GAS Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:36:00 +0200 446786 1489744544 1489736160 1492380000 Reuters 0 0 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Energy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 First continuous hydrothermal liquefaction production plant launched at NWU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-continuous-hydrothermal-liquefaction-production-plant-launched-at-nwu-2017-03-17 David Oliveira INNOVATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445742 1489473862 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lack of reliable power supply hinders Africa’s growth – trade commission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-reliable-power-supply-hinders-africas-growth-trade-commission-2017-03-17 Nadine James Energy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445111 1489473857 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630906_resized_johannesbrunneraustriantradecommision0103171022.jpg JOHANNES BRUNNER There is significant interest in Africa in terms of the opportunities available for companies in renewable-energy and energy-storage 511 287 UK Minister forecasts major nuclear expansion over next 20 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-set-for-major-expansion-around-the-world-2017-03-10 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444822 1489473861 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sasol officially launches 2017 GTC Championship http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-officially-launches-2017-gtc-championship-2017-03-16 Megan van Wyngaardt TRANSPORT Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:09:00 +0200 446714 1489671622 1489669740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634666_resized_sasolgtc1022.jpg 511 287 Peugeot's Tavares and Anglo American's Cutifani to join Total board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peugeots-tavares-and-anglo-americans-cutifani-to-join-total-board-2017-03-16 Reuters APPOINTMENTS Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:17:00 +0200 446636 1489652365 1489652220 1492293600 Reuters 0 0 Expect more oil price volatility over the coming months – Vitol http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expect-more-oil-price-volatility-over-the-coming-months-vitol-2017-03-15 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:37:00 +0200 446566 1489585125 1489585020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Refiners commit to producing clean fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refiners-commit-to-producing-clean-fuels-2017-03-15 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:36:00 +0200 446563 1489585188 1489584960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa's Engen to ship gasoil to Singapore in rare move – sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-engen-to-ship-gasoil-to-singapore-in-rare-move-sources-2017-03-15 Reuters OIL & GAS Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:18:00 +0200 446516 1489574079 1489573080 1492207200 Reuters 0 0 Egypt replaces heads of state oil and gas companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-replaces-heads-of-state-oil-and-gas-companies-2017-03-15 Reuters OIL & GAS Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:15:00 +0200 446514 1489573006 1489572900 1492207200 Reuters 0 0 Bleeding at South Africa’s State-owned oil company continues, MPs told http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bleeding-at-south-africas-state-owned-oil-company-continues-mps-told-2017-03-14 African News Agency OIL & GAS Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:36:00 +0200 446402 1489495254 1489494960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633852_resized_petrosagtlrefinerymosselbay2007131022duane.jpg 511 287 Forging market for automotive application to be valued at $56-billion by 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-market-for-automotive-application-to-be-valued-at-56-billion-by-2022-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444095 1488878182 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628689_resized_steloycastingsfoundry31015duane1022.jpg INCREASED DRIVE Increasing cars sales are expected to drive the European automotive and automotive components market within the forecast period 511 287 Oil still main energy source in 2035 – petroleum company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-still-main-energy-source-in-2035---petroleum-company-2017-03-10 Nadine James Energy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444213 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629098_resized_bpspurifiedterephthalicacidpurifcationunitinchina1022.jpg NEW KID IN TOWN Petrochemicals will take over as the main source of growth for oil demand by the early 2030s 511 287 Rope access company continues maintenance for petrochemicals giant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-company-continues-maintenance-for-petrochemicals-giant-2017-03-10 Nadine James Energy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444174 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628877_resized_petrochemicalsstoragetankskyriders02171022.jpg HIGH STAKES Finding appropriately skilled personnel able to conduct maintenance procedure for Skyriders clients is a challenge 511 287 Software provider renews refinery service agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-provider-renews-refinery-service-agreement-2017-03-10 Nadine James Energy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444173 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628873_resized_sasolnatref21005duane1022.jpg OPERATIONS REFINED The technology has improved the refinery's processes, increasing throughput and reducing the overall carbon footprint 511 287 Trial castings successfully completed at foundry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trial-castings-successfully-completed-at-foundry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443443 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627157_resized_computerisedmillingmachineforcuttingpolystyrenerapidprotoyping022017weirmineralsjpg1022.jpg RAPID PROTOTYPING Investments in the rapid prototyping process have enabled the foundry to make new patterns to manufacture parts 511 287 Exxon to buy stake in gas block offshore Mozambique for $2.8bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxon-to-buy-stake-in-gas-block-offshore-mozambique-for-28bn-2017-03-09 Reuters OIL & GAS Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:19:00 +0200 445954 1489062101 1489061940 1491688800 Reuters 0 0 Australia's FAR says Senegal oilfield could start earlier than expected http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/australias-far-says-senegal-oilfield-could-start-earlier-than-expected-2017-03-09 Reuters OIL Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:11:00 +0200 445929 1489054413 1489054260 1491688800 Reuters 0 0 Chevron field in Angola starts oil production – Sonangol http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chevron-field-in-angola-starts-oil-production-sonangol-2017-03-08 Reuters OIL Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:46:00 +0200 445736 1488966720 1488966360 1491602400 Reuters 0 0 Sacoil buys majority stake in Afric Oil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacoil-buys-majority-stake-in-afric-oil-2017-03-06 African News Agency OIL Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:18:00 +0200 445409 1488795674 1488795480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Titans of oil world meet in Houston after two-year price war http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/titans-of-oil-world-meet-in-houston-after-two-year-price-war-2017-03-06 Reuters OIL Mon, 06 Mar 2017 11:48:00 +0200 445401 1488793855 1488793680 1491429600 Reuters 0 0 Industrial effluent recovery a sustainable water solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-effluent-recovery-a-sustainable-water-solution-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442961 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Nigerian lawmakers to investigate $17bn subsidies received by State oil firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-lawmakers-to-investigate-17bn-subsidies-received-by-state-oil-firm-2017-03-02 Reuters OIL & GAS Thu, 02 Mar 2017 10:20:00 +0200 444970 1488444908 1488442800 1491084000 Reuters 0 0 Nearly £1-trillion to be invested in nuclear energy globally over 20 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nearly-1-trillion-to-be-invested-in-nuclear-energy-globally-over-20-years-2017-03-01 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:35:00 +0200 444831 1488534919 1488357300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630228_resized_liamfox20161022.jpg UK Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox 511 287 Nersa increases petroleum pipeline tariffs by 0.30% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-increases-petroleum-pipeline-tariffs-by-030-2017-02-28 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:49:00 +0200 444725 1488295254 1488289740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigerian court to rule on March 13 on Shell, ENI dispute with authorities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-court-to-rule-on-march-13-on-shell-eni-dispute-with-authorities-2017-02-28 Reuters OIL Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:30:00 +0200 444664 1488535072 1488277800 1490652000 Reuters 0 0 Nigeria's economy contracted by 1.5% in 2016 on lower oil prices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-economy-contracted-by-15-in-2016-on-lower-oil-prices-2017-02-28 Reuters OIL Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:25:00 +0200 444663 1488535053 1488277500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol says relations with Moz in ‘good space’ as new oil-find notice is issued http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-says-relations-with-moz-in-good-space-as-new-oil-find-notice-is-issued-2017-02-27 Terence Creamer ENERGY Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0200 444530 1488207398 1488204000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629527_resized_sasolmozdrilling0264c1022.jpg Drilling in Mozambique 511 287 Stronger rand flagged by Sasol as a key earnings risk for second half http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stronger-rand-flagged-by-sasol-as-a-key-earnings-risk-for-second-half-2017-02-27 Terence Creamer ENERGY & CHEMICALS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0200 444400 1488204501 1488178800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629539_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell09161022duane.jpg Sasol joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Erin Energy CEO resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/erin-energy-ceo-resigns-2017-02-23 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:28:00 +0200 444163 1487863404 1487860080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0