Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:22:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South African court revokes shale gas regulations – AgriSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-court-revokes-shale-gas-regulations-agrisa-2017-10-19 Reuters SHALE GAS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:31:00 +0200 468303 1508406697 1508401860 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 Angola is not the next Venezuela, state oil firm says as it cuts debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angola-is-not-the-next-venezuela-state-oil-firm-says-as-it-cuts-debt-2017-10-19 Reuters OIL Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:04:00 +0200 468279 1508398129 1508396640 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 Nigeria's SEC orders suspension of Oando's shares http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-sec-orders-suspension-of-oandos-shares-2017-10-18 Reuters OIL AND GAS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:15:00 +0200 468211 1508329023 1508328900 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 China's CEFC eyes big league with Rosneft oil offtake deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-cefc-eyes-big-league-with-rosneft-oil-offtake-deal-2017-10-18 Reuters OIL Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:26:00 +0200 468126 1508311520 1508307960 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 Zambia energy regulator hikes fuel price for retail consumers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-energy-regulator-hikes-fuel-price-for-retail-consumers-2017-10-17 Reuters FUEL Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:02:00 +0200 468086 1508252913 1508248920 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 Renergen interim losses widen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-interim-losses-widen-2017-10-17 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:11:00 +0200 468072 1508245936 1508245860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Iraqi forces capture North Oil Co. from Kurdish forces; no disruption to oil production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iraqi-forces-capture-north-oil-co-from-kurdish-forces-no-disruption-to-oil-production-2017-10-16 Reuters OIL Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:31:00 +0200 467947 1508167103 1508164260 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 DA to report minister Brown to public protector and ethics committee over Eskom contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-to-report-minister-brown-to-public-protector-and-ethics-committee-over-eskom-contract-2017-10-16 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:43:00 +0200 467815 1508162268 1508136180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Event drives partnerships at the highest levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-drives-partnerships-at-the-highest-levels-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466081 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681055_resized_saitalyindabalaunch0920171022.jpg COMMITMENT TO COLLABORATION Nico de Kock, Phindile Baleni and Paolo Borzatta signed an agreement of collaboration between Gauteng and Italy at the launch of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Tullow buys 90% stakes in four onshore blocks in Côte d'Ivoire http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tullow-buys-90-stakes-in-four-onshore-blocks-in-cte-divoire-2017-10-12 Reuters OIL Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:36:00 +0200 467535 1507803380 1507793760 1510437600 Reuters 0 0 Oil rises on tighter market, but doubts swirl on sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-rises-on-tighter-market-but-doubts-swirl-on-sustainability-2017-10-11 Reuters OIL Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:05:00 +0200 467450 1507758921 1507727100 1510351200 Reuters 0 0 Energy Minister Kubayi denies her secondment of Zulu to fuel fund was illegal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-minister-kubayi-denies-her-secondment-of-zulu-to-fuel-fund-was-illegal-2017-10-10 African News Agency ENERGY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:09:00 +0200 467282 1507645376 1507644540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Public comments on gas exploration to close soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-comments-on-gas-exploration-to-close-soon-2017-10-10 African News Agency SHALE GAS Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:01:00 +0200 467262 1507640873 1507640460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-revives-african-ties-eyes-expanding-market-2017-10-10 Reuters AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467209 1507627535 1507624320 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 Sonangol aims to slash oil production costs with board revamp http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sonangol-aims-to-slash-oil-production-costs-with-board-revamp-2017-10-09 Reuters OIL Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:54:00 +0200 467132 1507557083 1507553640 1510178400 Reuters 0 0 Angola's State oil firm saves $1.7bn after spending cuts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angolas-state-oil-firm-saves-17bn-after-spending-cuts-2017-10-09 Reuters OIL Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:02:00 +0200 467046 1507537202 1507532520 1510178400 Reuters 0 0 Tanzanian President splits energy and mining in ministry shake-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzanian-president-splits-energy-and-mining-in-ministry-shake-up-2017-10-09 Reuters MINERALS AND ENERGY Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:50:00 +0200 467043 1507555331 1507531800 1510178400 Reuters 0 0 Glencore to acquire Chevron’s South Africa, Botswana assets for $973m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glencore-to-acquire-chevrons-south-african-botswana-assets-2017-10-06 Anine Kilian ACQUISITIONS Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:36:00 +0200 467002 1507332498 1507293360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683231_resized_chevronrefinery21022.jpg 511 287 Work apparel company sees further growth in sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/work-apparel-industry-company-sees-sales-growing-further-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465162 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679254_resized_personalprotectiveequipment092017totalblasting1022.jpg SPECIAL DESIGN The personal protective equipment was designed to not restrict operator movement and flexibility 511 287 ‘Virtual’ gas network expands offering to firms within 300 km of Joburg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/virtual-gas-network-expands-offering-to-companies-within-300-km-of-johannesburg-2017-10-06 Dylan Slater Energy Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465946 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680714_resized_pic1prcng4590copy.jpg VIRTUAL NETWORK The ‘virtual’ distribution network is an innovative road-based delivery system of compressed-gas tube-trailer modules each storing compressed gas for distribution to customers 511 287 Sale of South Africa’s strategic fuel stocks heads to court http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sale-of-south-africas-strategic-fuel-stocks-heads-to-court-2017-10-05 African News Agency ENERGY Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:56:00 +0200 466793 1507186629 1507186560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet upgrades fuel pipeline from Durban to Johannesburg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-upgrades-fuel-pipeline-from-durban-to-johannesburg-2017-10-05 African News Agency FUEL PIPELINE Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:52:00 +0200 466791 1507186492 1507186320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Petrol price to increase by 29c a litre in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrol-price-to-increase-by-29c-a-litre-in-october-2017-10-02 Reuters FUEL Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:13:00 +0200 466480 1506946575 1506946380 1509573600 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681832_resized_petrolfuelstation308111022duane.jpg 511 287 SacOil acquires Belton Park for up to R220m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacoil-acquires-belton-park-for-up-to-r220m-2017-10-02 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:30:00 +0200 466467 1506940902 1506940200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Opinion: Minister Kubayi’s Renewable Energy Plan: Does it signify progress or regression? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-minister-kubayis-renewable-energy-plan-does-it-signify-progress-or-regression-2017-09-29 Creamer Media Reporter OPINION Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:41:00 +0200 466391 1506695205 1506692460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681645_resized_senerregionalmdsiyabongambanjwa1022.jpg Sener regional MD Siyabonga Mbanjwa 511 287 Turbine installations at wind project completed ahead of schedule http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n-cape-wind-farm-completes-turbine-installations-ahead-of-schedule-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464675 1506689816 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677945_resized_khobabwindfarmfinalwtglifting8sept2017101022.jpg SOARING CONSTRUCTION The 100-m-tall Siemens wind turbines, which allow for optimum energy production, take between one and three days to construct, assuming favourable weather 511 287 International bodies sign agreement to promote sustainable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-bodies-sign-agreement-to-promote-sustainable-energy-policies-2017-09-29 Ilan Solomons ENERGY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465030 1506689937 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678793_resized_christophfrei203111022duane.jpg CHRISTOPH FREI Energy leaders of tomorrow will need to rely on different skill sets from the energy leaders of the past 511 287 Nigeria to diversify power supply, then focus on repairs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-to-diversify-power-supply-then-focus-on-repairs-2017-09-28 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:56:00 +0200 466243 1506607090 1506606960 1509141600 Reuters 0 0 Blue Chip Lubricants opens plant, seals empowerment deal as it aims for fifth of the market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-chip-lubricants-opens-plant-seals-empowerment-deal-as-it-aims-for-fifth-of-the-market-2017-09-28 Irma Venter LUBRICANTS Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:36:00 +0200 466237 1506684851 1506605760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681477_resized_0015v1.jpg Lutramart director Sandile Koza 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71214_2017-09-29_q8oils_-_hd_web.mp416427427Lutramart director Sandile Koza chats to Engineering News Online about the benefits of the new Johannesburg-based blending plant Lutramart director Sandile Koza chats to Engineering News Online about the benefits of the new Johannesburg-based blending plant Karoo shale gas deposits seen less than earlier estimates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/karoo-shale-gas-deposits-seen-less-than-earlier-estimates-2017-09-28 Reuters SHALE GAS Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:01:00 +0200 466195 1506600221 1506600060 1509141600 Reuters 0 0 Fuel retailers need to consider rapidly changing industry dynamics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-retailers-need-to-consider-rapidly-changing-industry-dynamics-2017-09-27 Natasha Odendaal FUEL RETAILERS Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:18:00 +0200 466027 1506520216 1506518280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Construction firm chases oil taxes, royalties in $1bn Congo debt row http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-firm-chases-oil-taxes-royalties-in-1bn-congo-debt-row-2017-09-27 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0200 465962 1506498664 1506498480 1509055200 Reuters 0 0 Government pension fund won't be used to bail out State firms – Gigaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-pension-fund-wont-be-used-to-bail-out-state-firms-gigaba-2017-09-26 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:03:00 +0200 465900 1506437448 1506434580 1508968800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680610_resized_malusigigaba209171022duane.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 redT sells energy storage units in Botswana http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redt-sells-energy-storage-units-in-botswana-2017-09-26 Anine Kilian ENERGY 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