Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:22:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 FTC gives conditional approval to Praxair-Linde merger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ftc-gives-conditional-approval-to-praxair-linde-merger-2018-10-22 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:06:00 +0200 502436 1540217307 1540217160 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Saoga upbeat about prospects for the gas industry in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saoga-upbeat-about-prospects-for-the-gas-industry-in-south-africa-2018-10-19 Kim Cloete GAS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502297 1539945144 1539944640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Companies face prosecution for fixing gas cylinder prices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-face-prosecution-for-fixing-gas-cylinder-prices-2018-10-19 African News Agency ENERGY Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:20:00 +0200 502262 1539934622 1539933600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet starts preparation work on reconstruction of Island View accumulator tanks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-starts-preparation-work-on-reconstruction-of-island-view-accumulator-tanks-2018-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter OIL & GAS Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:08:00 +0200 502219 1539869266 1539868080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol reports strong Natref turnaround as oil, rand provide Q1 tailwind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-reports-strong-natref-turnaround-as-oil-rand-provide-q1-tailwind-2018-10-18 Terence Creamer SASOL Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:45:00 +0200 502168 1540223061 1539859500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761091_resized_sasolnatref.jpeg Natref refinery 511 287 Nigeria central bank, MTN getting closer to settlement – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-central-bank-mtn-getting-closer-to-settlement-minister-2018-10-18 Reuters TELECOMS/OIL & GAS Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:20:00 +0200 502122 1539847317 1539847200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Nigeria State oil company denies existence of $3.5bn fuel subsidy fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-state-oil-company-denies-existence-of-35bn-fuel-subsidy-fund-2018-10-17 Reuters OIL Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:03:00 +0200 502046 1539777989 1539777780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 EnviroServ returning to its roots following Shongweni malodour issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-returning-to-its-roots-following-shongweni-malodour-issue-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501952 1539694633 1539694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760658_resized_wastemanagementshongwenilandfillaerialviewin2018102018enviroserv1022.jpg Shongweni landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287 Used oil industry offering significant job creation potential, says foundation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/used-oil-industry-offering-significant-job-creation-potential-says-foundation-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke OIL / JOB CREATION Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:08:00 +0200 501937 1539691786 1539691680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa’s synfuels know-how could give it edge as world mulls power fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-synfuels-know-how-could-give-it-edge-as-world-mulls-power-fuels-2018-10-15 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501729 1539690098 1539585000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760236_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Transmission lines with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background, where synthetic fuels and chemicals are produced from coal 511 287 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Energy Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Air Products launches centralised acetylene facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-products-launches-centralised-acetylene-facility-2018-10-11 Tasneem Bulbulia GAS Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0200 501616 1539326557 1539270000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759946_resized_airproducts1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76349_2018-10-11_airproducts.mp420601802Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Opec sees weaker demand for its crude next year as rivals surge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opec-sees-weaker-demand-for-its-crude-next-year-as-rivals-surge-2018-10-11 Bloomberg OIL Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:13:00 +0200 501558 1539260241 1539259980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Govt, fuels industry mull alternative pricing framework for petrol http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-mulls-capping-price-of-petrol-2018-10-11 African News Agency LIQUID FUELS Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:02:00 +0200 501528 1539269099 1539252120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759744_resized_jeffradebe0905181022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 FairPlay welcomes Minister’s fuel ethanol policy strategy, to host ethanol strategy ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fairplay-welcomes-ministers-fuel-ethanol-policy-strategy-to-host-ethanol-strategy-conference-in-november-2018-10-10 Marleny Arnoldi BIOFUELS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:36:00 +0200 501414 1539178659 1539178560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Medupi’s fifth unit synchronised to the national grid – Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/medupis-fifth-unit-synchronised-to-the-national-grid-eskom-2018-10-09 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ELECTRICITY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:52:00 +0200 501311 1539096953 1539096720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Astron Energy appoints chair, CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/astron-energy-appoints-chair-ceo-2018-10-09 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:51:00 +0200 501268 1539082389 1539082260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IEA urges Opec to open the taps as oil market enters 'red zone' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-urges-opec-to-open-the-taps-as-oil-market-enters-red-zone-2018-10-09 Bloomberg OIL Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:14:00 +0200 501261 1539093124 1539080040 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Kibo completes acquisition of 60% interest in MED http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-completes-acquisition-of-60-interest-in-med-2018-10-09 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:12:00 +0200 501247 1539077416 1539076320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mozambique signs oil exploration agreements with Exxon, Rosneft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-signs-oil-exploration-agreements-with-exxon-rosneft-2018-10-09 Reuters OIL & GAS Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:47:00 +0200 501240 1539078760 1539074820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Technology cost assumptions used to produce IRP explained http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-cost-assumptions-used-to-produce-irp-explained-2018-10-09 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY PLANNING Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:15:00 +0200 501225 1539262928 1539072900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759067_resized_deaarsolarpanelsjune2013new.jpeg 511 287 Bladon’s new microturbine genset to power up telecoms towers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bladons-new-microturbine-genset-to-power-up-telecoms-towers-2018-10-09 Natasha Odendaal TECHNOLOGY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:53:00 +0200 501209 1539072828 1539071580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759053_resized_image001.jpg 511 338 Global growth at risk from $100 oil next year, BofAML says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-growth-at-risk-from-100-oil-next-year-bofaml-says-2018-10-09 Bloomberg ECONOMY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 08:22:00 +0200 501180 1539066322 1539066120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 EDF, GIBB form GIBB Power partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edf-gibb-form-gibb-power-partnership-2018-10-08 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0200 501149 1539004798 1539004500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4tn fossil fuel shift 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15:43:00 +0200 500381 1538488419 1538487780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mini-refineries race billionaire to fix Nigerian fuel crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mini-refineries-race-billionaire-to-fix-nigerian-fuel-crisis-2018-10-02 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:39:00 +0200 500345 1538473835 1538473140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 PetroSA says it is committed to ethical leadership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrosa-says-it-is-committed-to-ethical-leadership-2018-10-01 Kim Cloete ENERGY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:55:00 +0200 500257 1538461506 1538405700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Govt to finalise biofuels regulatory framework by March 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-finalise-biofuels-regulatory-framework-by-march-2019-2018-10-01 Kim Cloete ENERGY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:49:00 +0200 500238 1538403357 1538401740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Niasa to hold deliberations on the draft IRP2018 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Terence Creamer FUEL PRICES Mon, 01 Oct 2018 09:45:00 +0200 500137 1538404638 1538379900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757298_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Glencore backs $1bn acquisition of Chevron South Africa by black-owned consortium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glencore-backs-1bn-acquisition-of-chevron-south-africa-by-black-owned-consortium-2018-09-28 Terence Creamer ENERGY Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:00:00 +0200 500052 1538138610 1538136000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757102_resized_chevronrefinery21022.jpg The Chevron refinery in Cape Town 511 287 Behavioural change a hurdle across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/behavioural-change-a-hurdle-waste-management-company-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Energy Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498521 1537859686 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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