Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South Africa's govt wants Sinopec to retain refinery capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-govt-wants-sinopec-to-retain-refinery-capacity-2017-05-25 Reuters OIL & GAS Thu, 25 May 2017 15:36:00 +0200 453491 1495719494 1495719360 1498341600 Reuters 0 0 Nigeria oil Minister says not opposed to eventually joining output cuts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-oil-minister-says-not-opposed-to-eventually-joining-output-cuts-2017-05-25 Reuters OIL Thu, 25 May 2017 11:39:00 +0200 453394 1495706627 1495705140 1498341600 Reuters 0 0 Koeberg Unit 2 restarted after maintenance shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koeburg-unit-2-restarted-after-maintenance-shutdown-2017-05-24 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Wed, 24 May 2017 16:44:00 +0200 453288 1495638220 1495637040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IDC approves R218m loan for development of Free State natural gas project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/idc-approves-r218m-loan-for-development-of-free-state-gas-project-2017-05-24 Terence Creamer NATURAL GAS Wed, 24 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200 453275 1495635636 1495635000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651445_resized_stefanomarani305161022duane.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 511 287 Puma Energy sponsors South Africa’s Flying Lions aerobatic team http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/puma-energy-sponsors-south-africas-flying-lions-aerobatic-team-2017-05-24 Creamer Media Reporter OIL Wed, 24 May 2017 10:22:00 +0200 453214 1495716595 1495614120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651777_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69113_2017-06-02_rer440.mp462910791Puma Energy sponsors South Africa’s Flying Lions aerobatic team Puma Energy sponsors South Africa’s Flying Lions aerobatic team Company climate risk disclosure could become mandatory in a few years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-climate-risk-disclosure-could-become-mandatory-in-a-few-years-2017-05-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:32:00 +0200 453119 1495542891 1495542720 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 Sasol says maintains output after refinery blast http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-says-maintains-output-after-refinery-blast-2017-05-23 Reuters PETROCHEMICALS Tue, 23 May 2017 09:34:00 +0200 453081 1495524969 1495524840 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 Glencore predicts Opec insulated from electric vehicle impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glencore-predicts-opec-insulated-from-electric-vehicle-impact-2017-05-23 Reuters OIL Tue, 23 May 2017 08:10:00 +0200 453052 1495525265 1495519800 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650927_resized_glencoretonyhayward1022bloomberg.jpg Glencore chairperson Tony Hayward 511 287 Opec heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opec-heads-towards-supply-cut-extension-as-saudi-signals-most-on-board-2017-05-22 Reuters OIL Mon, 22 May 2017 11:49:00 +0200 452996 1495454808 1495446540 1498082400 Reuters 0 0 Adam retires as Niasa president http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adam-retires-as-niasa-president-2017-05-22 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Mon, 22 May 2017 10:36:00 +0200 452941 1495442241 1495442160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Natref refinery blast injures 11, some operations halted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-total-refinery-evacuated-after-blast-11-injured-2017-05-22 Reuters REFINERIES Mon, 22 May 2017 09:58:00 +0200 452933 1495449315 1495439880 1498082400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650641_resized_sasolnatref.jpeg 511 287 IPP Office to be incorporated into overhauled Central Energy Fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ipp-office-to-be-incorporated-into-overhauled-central-energy-fund-2017-05-19 Terence Creamer ENERGY Fri, 19 May 2017 16:55:00 +0200 452906 1495541048 1495205700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650582_resized_thabanezulu05171022.jpg DoE director-general Thabane Zulu seconded to SFF as acting CEO 511 287 South Africa to decide on new oil refinery this year – Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-decide-on-new-oil-refinery-this-year-energy-minister-2017-05-19 Reuters OIL Fri, 19 May 2017 11:06:00 +0200 452847 1495197888 1495184760 1497823200 Reuters 0 0 Deal opens way for new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ports-2017-05-19 Irma Venter FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451829 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 World record set after large oil rig lifted and shipped in one piece http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-record-set-after-large-oil-rig-lifted-and-shipped-in-one-piece-2017-05-19 Dylan Slater Marine Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451741 1494853175 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647436_resized_brentdeltarigatableseatonport0520171022.jpeg BRENT DELTA The large and ageing oil rig arrives at the Able Seaton Port to be recycled 511 287 Nigeria's NNPC finalising $6bn worth of oil-for-product swaps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-nnpc-finalising-6bn-worth-of-oil-for-product-swaps-2017-05-18 Reuters OIL Thu, 18 May 2017 14:40:00 +0200 452750 1495114788 1495111200 1497736800 Reuters 0 0 Tullow says makes oil discovery in Kenyan well http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tullow-says-makes-oil-discovery-in-kenyan-well-2017-05-17 Reuters OIL & GAS Wed, 17 May 2017 10:39:00 +0200 452582 1495012343 1495010340 1497650400 Reuters 0 0 Glencore, Carlyle team up to rescue bankrupt Moroccan refinery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glencore-carlyle-team-up-to-rescue-bankrupt-moroccan-refinery-2017-05-16 Reuters REFINERIES Tue, 16 May 2017 16:05:00 +0200 452516 1494943677 1494943500 1497564000 Reuters 0 0 South Africa may award first shale gas exploration licences by end-Sept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-may-award-first-shale-gas-exploration-licences-by-end-sept-2017-05-16 Reuters SHALE GAS Tue, 16 May 2017 09:17:00 +0200 452406 1494927518 1494919020 1497564000 Reuters 0 0 South Africa reviewing five shale gas exploration applications – official http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-reviewing-five-shale-gas-exploration-applications-official-2017-05-15 Reuters SHALE GAS Mon, 15 May 2017 10:50:00 +0200 452293 1494842247 1494838200 1497477600 Reuters 0 0 Cement and concrete affected by faltering construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-and-concrete-affected-by-faltering-construction-industry-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450016 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643309_resized_cementconcreteconcretebuildingsconstructionbloomberg310967172180320171022.jpg NOTHING CONCRETE A lack of major infrastructure projects in South Africa is negatively affecting the construction industry, thereby hindering the state of cement and concrete 511 287 Eastern Cape sets sights on becoming Africa’s leading fuel bunkering centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eastern-cape-aims-to-be-biggest-bunkering-centre-on-african-continent-2017-05-12 Mia Breytenbach MARITIME SERVICES Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450900 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645543_resized_portelizabethcoastsea10816duane1022.jpg TARGETING OPPORTUNITIES The Eastern Cape province is targeting liquid fuels, bunkering services and biofuels, gas-to-power generation and a commercial and industrial gas industry 511 287 Renewed interest in delayed Uganda oil refinery plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uganda-2017-05-12 John Muchira FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450938 1494582336 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Robust pump delivers water on dry days http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robust-solar-powered-pump-delivers-water-on-dry-days-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Energy Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450660 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644959_resized_bloombergsolarpanel1022.jpg SOLAR POWER The SolarPAK uses solar power to transport water over long distances 511 287 Equatorial Guinea says has crucial Saudi support for Opec membership bid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equatorial-guinea-says-has-crucial-saudi-support-for-opec-membership-bid-2017-05-11 Reuters OIL Thu, 11 May 2017 14:30:00 +0200 452059 1494506022 1494505800 1497132000 Reuters 0 0 Afrox CFO resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrox-cfo-resigns-2017-05-09 Creamer Media Reporter PEOPLE Tue, 09 May 2017 15:13:00 +0200 451774 1494335784 1494335580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BP, Kosmos make major gas find off coast of Senegal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bp-kosmos-make-major-gas-find-off-coast-of-senegal-2017-05-08 Reuters GAS Mon, 08 May 2017 15:18:00 +0200 451599 1494251164 1494249480 1496872800 Reuters 0 0 PetroSA denies business rescue allegations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrosa-denies-business-rescue-allegations-2017-05-08 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 08 May 2017 09:00:00 +0200 451524 1494232351 1494226800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigeria village suing Eni for damages from pipe explosion – lawyer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-village-suing-eni-for-damages-from-pipe-explosion-lawyer-2017-05-05 Reuters OIL Fri, 05 May 2017 09:00:00 +0200 451352 1493971492 1493967600 1496613600 Reuters 0 0 Awards to recognise innovation and efficiency at utility event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/awards-to-recognise-innovation-and-efficiency-at-utility-event-2017-05-05 Marleny Arnoldi Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450028 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643358_resized_auwawardsinnovation20171022.jpg RECOGNITION Being a finalist verifies excellence in the nominee’s business and proves leadership in either the energy or water industry 511 287 Business networking at Africa’s biggest trade event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-networking-at-africas-biggest-trade-event-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450079 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643452_resized_handshake1022reuters.jpg BUSINESS BEYOND BORDERS The next BBB business connections event will take place at African Utility Week 511 287 Challenged renewable energy sector growing rapidly in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenged-renewable-energy-sector-growing-rapidly-in-africa-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450127 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643571_resized_deaarsolarpanelsrenewableenergy04041022.jpg RENEWABLE ENERGY Renewables will receive considerable attention at African Utility Week and in Africa’s energy sector in the future 511 287 Energy management to improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-management-to-improve-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450025 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Gold and silver sponsors sign global reseller agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-utility-week-gold-and-silver-sponsors-sign-global-reseller-agreement-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449827 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642982_resized_africanutilityweeksiemenssapglobalreselleragreement0420171022.jpg SIEMENS AND SAP The effort is to address multiple digital end-to-end business scenarios for energy and utility clients globally 511 287 Innovation, home-grown solutions to be showcased at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-home-grown-solutions-to-be-showcased-at-event-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449995 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643283_resized_62236041h273476jpg1022.jpg COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECTS Community-scale projects are an important emerging trend in the sector 511 287 Internship academy launches young professionals platform http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/internship-academy-launches-young-professionals-platform-2017-05-05 Nadine James Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450015 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643321_resized_ncpctrainee2016recpinternshipprgramme02171022.jpg NURTURING POTENTIAL The launch intends to establish a network of graduates attempting to solve Africa’s power and energy issues 511 287 Largest private IPP in Ghana on course for 2017 completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/largest-private-ipp-in-ghana-on-course-for-2017-completion-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449506 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642142_resized_electricitycenpowergenerationcompanyghanakponeindependentpowerplant042017jpg1022.jpg BASELOAD COMPONENT The Kpone Independent Power Plant is a combined-cycle gas turbine power plant with a planned capacity of 340 MW and a multiple fuel operating capability 511 287