Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:14:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Alternative fuel and vehicle technologies viable, necessary for SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-fuel-and-vehicle-technologies-viable-necessary-for-south-africa-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472449 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mozambique President sacks energy and foreign ministers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-president-sacks-energy-and-foreign-ministers-2017-12-13 Reuters CABINET CHANGES Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:49:00 +0200 473866 1513151502 1513151340 1515794400 Reuters 0 0 CGS discovers fresh water resource in Beaufort West http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cgs-discovers-fresh-water-resource-in-beaufort-west-2017-12-13 African News Agency WATER Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:24:00 +0200 473848 1513147503 1513146240 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Kosmos Energy to plug offshore Mauritania well http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kosmos-energy-to-plug-offshore-mauritania-well-2017-12-12 Reuters OIL & GAS Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:38:00 +0200 473803 1513086000 1513085880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 DA consulting lawyers on legality of energy blueprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-consulting-lawyers-on-legality-of-energy-blueprint-2017-12-11 African News Agency ENERGY Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:43:00 +0200 473668 1513005534 1513003380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Electric vehicle growth puts pressure on nickel supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicle-growth-puts-pressure-on-nickel-supply-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471892 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693847_resized_seanmulshawwoodmackenzie1120171022.jpg SEAN MULSHAW An increase in demand for passenger electric vehicles will be driven predominantly by the Asia-Pacific region – especially China – as well as Europe and North America 511 287 Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-promises-seamless-anc-transition-at-energy-indaba-that-sidesteps-irp-debate-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:54:00 +0200 473429 1512655214 1512651240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697132_resized_jacobzumadavidmahloboenergyindaba20171022.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Total, Sonangol sign new project pipeline agreements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-sonangol-sign-new-project-pipeline-agreements-2017-12-05 Schalk Burger OIL & GAS Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:02:00 +0200 473180 1512482659 1512482520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vivo to gain 300 stations in 9 African countries in Engen share transaction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vivo-to-gain-300-stations-in-9-african-countries-in-engen-share-transaction-2017-12-05 Schalk Burger OIL & GAS Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:15:00 +0200 473167 1512479961 1512479700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Total gains momentum in renewable energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-gains-momentum-in-renewable-energy-sector-2017-12-04 Anine Kilian RENEWABLES Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:37:00 +0200 473029 1512730541 1512398220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Exxon eyes Egypt's offshore oil and gas – sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxon-eyes-egypts-offshore-oil-and-gas-sources-2017-12-04 Reuters OIL & GAS Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:22:00 +0200 473025 1512730507 1512397320 1515016800 Reuters 0 0 Second Norway-South Africa Science Week to stimulate oceans science and economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/second-norway-south-africa-science-week-to-stimulate-oceans-science-and-economy-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger OCEANS ECONOMY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0200 472875 1512376776 1512132180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695997_resized_trineskymoen110221217duane.jpg Norwegian ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Ambassador Trine Skymoen 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72204_2017-12-01_norwegian_ambassador_-_hd_web.mp415625488Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Engineer to unveil new industry technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Energy Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Opec, allies set to agree oil cut extension to end of 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opec-allies-set-to-agree-oil-cut-extension-to-end-of-2018-2017-11-30 Reuters OIL Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:55:00 +0200 472749 1512050239 1512050100 1514584800 Reuters 0 0 Withdrawal of entire MPRDA only constitutionally acceptable solution – Leon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/withdrawal-of-entire-mprda-only-constitutionally-acceptable-solution-leon-2017-11-28 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:10:00 +0200 472388 1511874552 1511860200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694927_resized_peterleononlinepicfixed.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills Africa co-chair and partner Peter Leon. 511 287 Oil slips on US drilling but Opec cuts support market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-slips-on-us-drilling-but-opec-cuts-support-market-2017-11-27 Reuters OIL & GAS Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:19:00 +0200 472331 1511788901 1511788740 1514325600 Reuters 0 0 Sasol the most successful service station brand in SA, says Lightstone Explore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-the-most-successful-service-station-brand-in-sa-says-lightstone-explore-2017-11-27 Irma Venter RETAIL AND AUTO Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:26:00 +0200 472291 1511776369 1511774760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694714_resized_sasol110220913duane.jpg 511 287 IMF credit to Chad delayed over Glencore oil debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imf-credit-to-chad-delayed-over-glencore-oil-debt-2017-11-24 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:05:00 +0200 472193 1511531745 1511528700 1514066400 Reuters 0 0 Growing domestic demand at heart of plan to create a million manufacturing jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-domestic-demand-at-heart-of-plan-to-create-a-million-manufacturing-jobs-2017-11-24 Terence Creamer MANUFACTURING Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0200 472192 1511762083 1511528400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694537_resized_robdaviesandrederuyter11171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72097_map_to_a_million_document_24_november.pdf2922634Map to a Million New Jobs in a Decade Map to a Million New Jobs in a Decade Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 Company expands diesel supply to include buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-diesel-solutions-for-buses-trucks-2017-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470236 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690401_resized_bustle2017truckbuswebsite1022.jpg PARKING THE BUS Next Grace Investments’ depots enables buses and trucks to refuel and park at the facilities, while drivers have access to food and shower facilities 511 287 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sasol’s new strategy shuns GTL as specialty chemicals emerge as key growth driver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasols-new-strategy-shuns-gtl-as-specialty-chemicals-emerge-as-key-growth-driver-2017-11-23 Terence Creamer SASOL Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0200 472000 1511423800 1511422200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694031_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Sasol joint CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 South Africa eyes Brics partners to build new $10bn refinery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-eyes-brics-partners-to-build-new-10bn-refinery-2017-11-21 Reuters OIL Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:23:00 +0200 471776 1511266709 1511259780 1513807200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693645_resized_davidmahlobo105141022duane.jpg Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 Sasol shareholders approve new R21bn BEE structure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-shareholders-approve-new-r21bn-bee-structure-2017-11-17 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:36:00 +0200 471544 1510927040 1510922160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Maintenance programmes crucial for mine cost management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-programmes-crucial-for-mine-cost-management-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469919 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689722_resized_takrafafricabucketwheelrefurbishment1120171022.jpg UPGRADE AND IMPROVE TAKRAF Africa’s redesign of a bucket-wheel reclaimer features three bolted segments that enable maintenance to be carried out only on the worn parts of the bucket wheel 511 287 SNC-Lavalin signs multiyear agreement with Chevron http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/snc-lavalin-signs-multiyear-agreement-with-chevron-2017-11-16 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:53:00 +0200 471410 1510837187 1510836780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Decentralisation key to empowering energy consumers – WEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decentralisation-key-to-empowering-energy-consumers-wec-2017-11-16 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:06:00 +0200 471387 1510835622 1510833960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Shell, AfriForum, TKAG to discuss Karoo fracking http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-afriforum-tkag-to-discuss-karoo-fracking-2017-11-15 Megan van Wyngaardt OIL & GAS Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:15:00 +0200 471295 1510755773 1510755300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solidarity ranks SOEs, lambastes 'cadre merry-go-round' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-ranks-soes-lambastes-cadre-merry-go-round-2017-11-14 Anine Kilian STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:34:00 +0200 471043 1510731841 1510666440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692044_resized_saa1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Petrochemicals product supplier launches ball valve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrochemicals-product-supplier-launches-ball-valve-2017-11-10 Nadine James Energy Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469094 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Student competition fosters innovative energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/student-competition-fosters-innovative-energy-solutions-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469236 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688129_resized_shellecomarathon20161022.jpg ECO-MARATHON Fostering an energy efficient-conscious mind-set among students is the first step towards embracing energy efficiency 511 287 Gas company secures onshore petroleum production right http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-secures-onshore-petroleum-production-right-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach GAS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469531 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688776_resized_gasgasfieldfreestatecompressionstationrenergen0520161022.jpg PRODUCTION EXPANSION While Tetra4 already produces compressed natural gas, new expansions will include the liquefaction of the gas – the first in South Africa 511 287 Upcoming energy event to showcase African project opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-energy-event-to-showcase-african-project-opportunities-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ENERGY CONFERENCE Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469412 1511444201 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688496_resized_africaenergyindaba2201141022.jpg GLOBAL PARTICIPATION The event will include more African companies and delegates, as well as increase global participation in the event 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71693_2017-10-31_energyindaba_-_hd_web.mp497320874Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. 400 emergency shutdown valves supplied to Oman petrochemicals project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/400-emergency-shutdown-valves-supplied-to-oman-petrochemicals-project-2017-11-10 Nadine James Energy Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469077 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687838_resized_soharrefinerycourtesyoforpic1022.jpg SOHAR REFINERY Orpic is undertaking strategic growth projects including the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project and the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex 511 287 Newly inaugurated PV microgrid to supply almost 50% of Robben Island’s electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-11-03 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468781 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687048_resized_electricityabbsamdleonviljoenrobbenisland102017duane1022.jpg LEON VILJOEN This system makes it the ideal solution, not only for the environment, but also from a business perspective 511 287