Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:57:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Shell Nigeria considering investment in gas project in Niger Delta http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-nigeria-considering-investment-in-gas-project-in-niger-delta-2017-06-20 Reuters GAS Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:36:00 +0200 456025 1497964785 1497962160 1500501600 Reuters 0 0 Municipality reduces GHG by using buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-municipality-aims-to-reduce-ghg-using-green-bus-fleet-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454009 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rocket technology idea wins Global Impact Challenge Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asteroid-mining-idea-wins-global-impact-challenge-award-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach INNOVATION Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454229 1497253650 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653798_resized_singularitysaglobalimpactchallengejonathanlun0620171022.jpg JONATHAN LUN My idea is to use . . . a vacuum arc thruster, that consumes asteroid metal as fuel to achieve industrial-scale transport of mined asteroid material 511 286 AIIM secures 44% stake in Albatross Energy Mali http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aiim-secures-44-stake-in-albatross-energy-mali-2017-06-13 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:34:00 +0200 455368 1497364815 1497364440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Erin Energy targets Oyo-9 drilling completion by year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/erin-energy-targets-oyo-9-drilling-completion-by-year-end-2017-06-12 Megan van Wyngaardt OIL & GAS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:36:00 +0200 455229 1497279282 1497278160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Petredec, Bidvest to develop 22 600 t LPG storage facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petredec-bidvest-to-develop-22-600-t-lpg-storage-facility-2017-06-09 Megan van Wyngaardt GAS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:19:00 +0200 454984 1497003980 1497003540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Conglomerate helps company reduce power generation costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multinational-conglomerate-helps-aluminium-company-reduce-power-generation-costs-2017-06-09 Nica Schreuder Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453492 1496672631 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 IRP draft hinders cogeneration opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-draft-hinders-cogeneration-opportunities-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453361 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651572_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022copy.jpg OVERLOOKED ENTITY The impact of the DoE IRP draft excludeing cogeneration as a viable, green technology raises concerns forpulp and paper industry 511 287 Experts see radical changes ahead in the oil and gas industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experts-see-radical-changes-ahead-in-the-oil-and-gas-industry-2017-06-08 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:33:00 +0200 454898 1497251895 1496932380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Afrox appoints new CFO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrox-appoints-new-cfo-2017-06-08 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENT Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:59:00 +0200 454852 1496930415 1496926740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Only two board members left at beleaguered PetroSA – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/only-two-board-members-left-at-beleaguered-petrosa-report-2017-06-07 News24Wire CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:48:00 +0200 454730 1496843710 1496843280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Sunrise discharges first LPG shipment through Saldanha Bay terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sunrise-discharges-first-lpg-shipment-through-saldanha-bay-terminal-2017-06-02 Samantha Herbst OIL & GAS Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:55:00 +0200 454322 1496412660 1496411700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654046_resized_saldanahbaylpgterminal1022.jpg 511 287 Italy's Eni signs LNG deal in Mozambique, raising hopes of gas boom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italys-eni-signs-lng-deal-in-mozambique-raising-hopes-of-gas-boom-2017-06-02 Reuters GAS Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:15:00 +0200 454267 1496397066 1496394900 1498946400 Reuters 0 0 US agency awards grant to SA IPP for Free State solar study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-awards-grant-to-sa-independent-power-developer-2017-06-02 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453120 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651081_resized_pv42016bloomberg11022.jpg NECESSARY ANALYSIS The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 MW solar photovoltaic power plant, in the Free State 511 287 Sasol faces up to air quality challenges of new standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-faces-up-to-air-quality-challenges-of-new-standards-2017-05-31 Natasha Odendaal ENVIRONMENT Wed, 31 May 2017 16:33:00 +0200 454036 1496241862 1496241180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653250_resized_sasol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UCT to host oil, gas webinar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-to-host-oil-gas-webinar-2017-05-30 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Tue, 30 May 2017 15:07:00 +0200 453875 1496154342 1496149620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Energy Minister mulls criminal charges over sale of S Africa’s strategic fuel stocks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-minister-mulls-criminal-charges-over-sale-of-safricas-strategic-fuel-stocks-2017-05-30 African News Agency ENERGY Tue, 30 May 2017 14:22:00 +0200 453866 1496147803 1496146920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652831_resized_mmamolokokubayi21022.jpg Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi 511 287 Nigeria oil governance bill aims to break up state oil company NNPC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-oil-governance-bill-aims-to-break-up-state-oil-company-nnpc-2017-05-29 Reuters OIL Mon, 29 May 2017 08:38:00 +0200 453666 1496045835 1496039880 1498687200 Reuters 0 0 Rising US output holding back Opec’s efforts to cut global supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rising-us-output-holding-back-opecs-efforts-to-cut-global-supply-2017-05-26 Anine Kilian OIL Fri, 26 May 2017 15:48:00 +0200 453640 1495808644 1495806480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gas safety highlighted during summit as energy demand grows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-safety-highlighted-during-summit-as-energy-demand-grows-2017-05-26 Dylan Slater Energy Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452574 1495523579 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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