Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:42:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 There is scope for more IPPs in Africa, South Africa – SAPP CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/there-is-scope-for-more-ipps-in-africa-south-africa-sapp-ceo-2019-02-20 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:51:00 +0200 512200 1550674341 1550674260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 M&R expects significant improvement in interim HEPS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-expects-significant-improvement-in-interim-heps-2019-02-19 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:59:00 +0200 512046 1550586141 1550584740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Clough set to acquire Saulsbury’s oil and gas unit, EPC portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clough-set-to-acquire-saulsburys-oil-and-gas-unit-epc-portfolio-2019-02-19 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:05:00 +0200 512033 1550584294 1550581500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa has opportunity to supply more gas to China http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-has-opportunity-to-supply-more-gas-to-china-2019-02-18 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:57:00 +0200 511933 1550556739 1550501820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa must have clear plan for using its gas reserves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-must-have-clear-plan-for-using-its-gas-reserves-2019-02-18 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:59:00 +0200 511919 1550499147 1550498340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Event set to dissect the future of African energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 Continent’s energy demands increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continents-energy-demands-increase-2019-01-29 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509915 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777622_resized_sandtoncity90508duane1022.jpg DEMAND SPIKE Africa is still undergoing rapid urbanisation, further contributing to its economic development and energy consumption demands 511 287 Equatorial Guinea praised for improved business environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equatorial-guinea-praised-for-improved-business-environment-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509624 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777617_resized_equatorialguineapresidentobiangnguemambasogobloomberg01191022.jpg OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been personally advocating for stronger reforms to Equatorial Guinea’s business environment over the past few years 511 287 What to expect from 2019 Africa Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-to-expect-from-2019-africa-energy-indaba-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510183 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778140_resized_circlegraphicenergyindaba01191022.jpg ADEQUATE GENERATION The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. 511 287 Renewables ensure cleaner national energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energys-cost-effective-future-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510227 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778284_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar441215duane1022.jpg AFFORDABLE ENERGY For the first time, South Africa is seeing a real opportunity to buck the trend of ever-increasing electricity tariffs 511 287 Renewable grids present investment opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-scale-renewable-grids-present-investment-opportunity-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510199 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778306_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg1022.jpg GAS ON THE RISE There has been and increase in the development of gas-fired power stations throughout Africa 511 287 Technical workshops to address energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technical-workshops-to-address-energy-efficiency-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510221 1549464092 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778268_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg312365169140520171022.jpg MITIGATING EMISSIONS NCPC-SA’s South African Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) project has mitigating about 3.7-million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 As renewables soar, BP sees China hitting brakes on energy growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-renewables-soar-bp-sees-china-hitting-brakes-on-energy-growth-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0200 511684 1550174490 1550174220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Aker Energy eyes IPO after submitting Ghana oilfield plan in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aker-energy-eyes-ipo-after-submitting-ghana-oilfield-plan-in-march-2019-02-14 Reuters OIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:44:00 +0200 511630 1550148283 1550148240 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol achieves beneficial operation of first Lake Charles production unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-achieves-beneficial-operation-of-first-lake-charles-production-unit-2019-02-13 Simone Liedtke PETROCHEMICALS Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:42:00 +0200 511489 1550065363 1550065320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Enel starts construction of 140 MW Eastern Cape wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-starts-construction-of-140-mw-eastern-cape-wind-farm-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 511384 1549982141 1549982040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 South Sudan to return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020 – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-sudan-to-return-to-pre-war-oil-production-levels-by-mid-2020-minister-2019-02-11 Reuters OIL Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:38:00 +0200 511177 1549888903 1549888680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol expects higher H1 earnings, but warns of Lake Charles cost increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-expects-higher-h1-earnings-but-warns-of-lake-charles-cost-increase-2019-02-08 Nadine James OIL & GAS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:39:00 +0200 511064 1549633833 1549633140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Reatile acquires 37.54% stake in Pragma Holdings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reatile-acquires-3754-stake-in-pragma-holdings-2019-02-08 Tasneem Bulbulia MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:23:00 +0200 511019 1549618068 1549617780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Collaboration to ensure better understanding of emission standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-between-lubricant-company-and-oems-to-better-understand-standards-set-out-by-manufacturers-2019-01-24 Mc'Kyla Nortje Energy Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509616 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776941_resized_oilshelllubricants0120191022.jpg FUEL ECONOMY The field trials showed that lubricant selection had a significant impact on fuel economy in real-world driving conditions. 511 287 Total makes significant discovery off South Africa’s southern coast http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-makes-significant-discovery-off-south-africas-southern-coast-2019-02-07 Nadine James OIL & GAS Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:01:00 +0200 510853 1549535848 1549533660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779576_resized_brulpaddadrillingrigodfjellallrightsreserved1022jpg.jpeg Brulpadda drilling rig 511 287 Energy megaprojects on South Africa's radar as utility falters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-megaprojects-on-south-africas-radar-as-utility-falters-2019-02-05 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:49:00 +0200 510637 1549438237 1549374540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Centrica, Tokyo Gas sign deal to buy LNG from Mozambique http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/centrica-tokyo-gas-sign-deal-to-buy-lng-from-mozambique-2019-02-05 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:36:00 +0200 510618 1549370372 1549370160 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Anadarko signs long-term deal with CNOOC for Mozambique gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anadarko-signs-long-term-deal-with-cnooc-for-mozambique-gas-2019-02-01 Reuters GAS Fri, 01 Feb 2019 14:21:00 +0200 510361 1549024800 1549023660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Anadarko wants armoured vehicles for Mozambique gas project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anadarko-wants-armoured-vehicles-for-mozambique-gas-project-2019-02-01 Bloomberg ENERGY Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:42:00 +0200 510349 1549018506 1549017720 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Disruptive forces set to change power utility business models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disruptive-forces-set-to-change-power-utility-business-models-2019-02-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Energy Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508892 1548749388 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775240_resized_powerstation10211duane1022.jpg ENERGY FUTURE The theme of this year’s Africa Energy Indaba is Africa’s Energy Future 511 287 Buses using natural gas to curb fuel costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buses-using-natural-gas-to-curb-fuel-costs-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Energy Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508831 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775098_resized_gascng02191022.jpg GAS, NATURALLY Natural gas had been selected as a fuel of choice for global bus companies 511 287 Biogas flowmeter introduced for variable compositions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-flowmeter-introduced-for-variable-compositions-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Energy Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508914 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775290_resized_gaskrohne02191022.jpg GOING WITH THE FLOW The flowmeter is suited to biogas as well as landfill and sewage gas applications 511 287 Petrol price likely to go up in February – AA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrol-price-likely-to-go-up-in-february-aa-2019-01-29 News24Wire Energy Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:47:00 +0200 509940 1548769895 1548766020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777680_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Wind farms improve on foundation mix design to reduce carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-farms-improve-on-foundation-mix-design-to-reduce-carbon-footprint-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:21:00 +0200 509830 1548683416 1548681660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Shut-off valves suitable for gas and oil fuel lines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-quick-shut-off-valves-suitable-for-gas-and-oil-fuel-lines-2019-01-25 Thabi Madiba Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508133 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Steam Generation in talks to expand on boiler distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steam-generation-in-talks-to-expand-on-boiler-distribution-2019-01-25 Thabi Madiba Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508182 1548339533 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773716_resized_10toncochranthermaxsteamboilers1022.jpg STEAM GENERATOR Each Cochran boiler features a robust design and construction, ensuring a long operational life and maximum efficiency 511 287 Solar streetlights installed at mine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-street-lights-installed-at-mine-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507862 1548404217 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777068_resized_0000773065resizedsolarbekablackrock01191022.jpg ILLUMINATING The solar installation at the Black Rock mine has made the intersections leading to the mine more visible and safer 511 287 Improved film helps extend solar panel lifetime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-film-helps-extend-solar-panel-lifetime-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508026 1548933206 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777071_resized_0000773444resizedsolardupontygsolarcrackedbacksheet01191022.jpg CRACKING UNDER PRESSURE Solar panels are showing signs of deterioration sooner than anticipated owing to harsher environments 511 287 GETI provides insights into talent environment for energy sectors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geti-provides-insights-into-talent-environment-for-energy-sectors-2019-01-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:00 +0200 509302 1548341471 1548160380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa's position as the world's hottest oil and gas frontier to be entrenched this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-position-as-the-worlds-hottest-oil-and-gas-frontier-to-be-entrenched-this-year-2019-01-22 African News Agency OIL & GAS Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:56:00 +0200 509272 1548151108 1548150960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Afrox injects R150m into upgrading its facilities at State hospitals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrox-injects-r150m-into-upgrading-its-facilities-at-state-hospitals-2019-01-22 Marleny Arnoldi GAS Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:28:00 +0200 509236 1548146464 1548145680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776067_resized_afroxbulkoxygentankinstallationjan20191022.jpg Afrox bulk tank installation 511 287