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Topic - Oil And Gas Industry
Feb 09, 2016
Two world-class distribution, materials handling and storage expos have been added to the Cape Industries Showcase taking place from 13 to 15 July 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Cape Logistics Expo and the Temperature Controlled Storage...
Feb 08, 2016
Tanzania has opened 2016 as a serious contender to Mozambique Gas reserves, and the banter of 2015, pitting the two countries together in a race to come on stream first. Recent Tanzania market developments include:
Feb 05, 2016
DE AAR SOLAR FARM Bidvest Panalpina Logistics was instrumental in the Northern Cape solar power project
The continuous progression of South Africa’s industrial development zones (IDZs) and special economic zones (SEZs) as well as the implementation of associated legislation are crucial for the sustainable growth of the energy sector, says supply-chain specialist...
Feb 05, 2016
ENHANCED SERVICE The integration of 6Sigma into DCD Marine as in-house engineers has resulted in significantly improved process efficiency
Turnkey ship repair solutions provider DCD Marine Cape Town has enhanced its engineering capacity through a strategic partnership with engineering firm 6Sigma Naval Architects and OffShore Engineering. 6Sigma, established in 2012, provides specialist engineering...
Jan 29, 2016
A view over the Indian Ocean
The South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum (Samref) was launched on Friday by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor. The forum is a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Offshore Petroleum Association of South...
Jan 29, 2016
ADRIENNE RATMANSKY Frack mining combines the mining industry’s practice of in-situ leaching with the oil and gas industry’s hydraulic fracturing process
Miners currently face many challenges, from low commodity prices to the exhaustion of accessible high-quality orebodies and high development costs. However, by drawing on the oil and gas industry’s process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, miners may have new...
Jan 21, 2016
Fierce competition and cyber incidents rank as major new threats. Top business risks for Africa and Middle East are appearing for the first time with macroeconomic developments, market developments and changes in legislation and regulation leading the way  Globally...
Jan 12, 2016
Oil and gas major Beach Energy has appointed Matthew Kay as CEO, effective from July 17. Kay, which is currently the executive GM of strategy and commercial at ASX-listed Oil Search, would replace acting CEO Neil Gibbins.
Jan 05, 2016
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The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has called for consistent regulatory policies across Australia, after Canada surpassed Australia as the second-most attractive region for upstream petroleum investment. The Fraser Institute’s...
Nov 30, 2015
The tide has turned for South African ports and the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is pressing ahead with its investment under Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy (MDS) notwithstanding poor economic growth. TNPA CEO Richard Vallihu told a TNPA...
Nov 24, 2015
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has called on Australian politicians to stand up for the oil and gas industry against unrelenting attacks from environmental groups. Speaking at the Queensland Gas Conference, QRC CEO Michael Roche said this week that the...
Nov 20, 2015
Cape Town-based chemicals industry training centre AOOG company coordinator Nicole Smithdorf would like more South Africans to enrol for training at the centre, as he predicts an end to the current oil slump in 2016, leaving the industry in need of trained personnel...
Nov 20, 2015
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Nov 19, 2015
The Northern Territory government has released a new oil and gas development strategy aimed at guiding the industry’s future. Chief Minister Adam Giles said on Wednesday that the strategy would set government on the right track to regulate this developing industry.
Nov 09, 2015
Nov 06, 2015
LANGLEY GATE VALVES The Langley range is mostly sold to the oil and gas industry where the valves are suited to the demanding applications
Valves stockist and distributor Heaton Valves Africa in August supplied two 24", class 300 Langley gate valves to petrochemicals company Sasol’s Secunda-based synfuels operation in Mpumalanga, says Heaton commercial executive Grant du Plessis.
Oct 30, 2015
The project involves the development of an offshore optical cable that will significantly reduce the cost-per-bit associated with the delivery of data traffic to Angola.
Oct 29, 2015
Multinational oil and gas companies should embrace the concept of localisation in the countries in which they operate, partnering with governments and local communities to lower supply-chain costs, boost local skills development, reduce risk and enhance their local...
Oct 26, 2015
Dual-listed Nigerian energy group Oanda has recorded an after-tax loss of N35-billion for the six months to June 30 compared with an after-tax profit of N9-billion in the six months to June 2014. Further, its gross profit decreased by 27% year-on-year to N37-billion...
Oct 26, 2015
Valves and fittings are used in a wide variety of different industries. They ensure safety in the oil and gas industry, channel liquids and gases in the chemical industry, regulate incoming and outgoing water and ensure a free flow of liquid in the drinks industry....
Oct 23, 2015
International integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol earlier this year handed over about 600 desks to education authorities in Mozambique’s Inhambane as part of the Mozambique government’s “Take the Children off the Floor” initiative initially established in...
Oct 19, 2015
The Department of Environmental Affairs has issued an environmental authorisation for Shell South Africa Upstream BV’s proposed exploration drilling in the Orange Basin Deep Water Licence Area, off South Africa’s west coast. This gives Shell permission to drill up to...
Oct 16, 2015
Oil and gas major Santos has made the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the $18.5-billion Gladstone LNG project (GLNG). The cargo was bound for South Korea.
Oct 16, 2015
“Presenting its products to members from the construction and the mining industries was the focus for steel product manufacturer Scaw Metals at this year’s BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, held at Johannesburg Expo Centre from September 15 to 18,” says company sales and...
Oct 16, 2015
The oil and gas sector in East Africa is projected to attract massive inflows of investments over the next decade as foreign companies seek to exploit the newly discovered deposits. A new report by UK-based business intelligence firm Visiongain, titled 'East African...
Oct 14, 2015
Australia-based oil and gas engineering and construction company and wholly-owned Murray & Roberts (M&R) subsidiary Clough has acquired Canadian engineering services company Enercore Projects, establishing Clough’s Canadian engineering, procurement and construction...
Oct 12, 2015
DCD Marine Cape Town has long focused on education and skills development, which is why the company welcomed the opportunity to engage through Total E&P South Africa, with learners from the LEAP Science and Maths School in Cape Town, and introduce them to future...
Oct 12, 2015
Yokogawa announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa India Ltd., has won a turnkey project order valued at 730 million rupees (US$11 million) to automate truck loading terminals for the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Under the terms of the contract, Yokogawa India...
Oct 07, 2015
Four offshore petroleum exploration permits, representing A$297-million in new investment, have been granted in Commonwealth waters off Western Australia as part of the second round of the 2014 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release. Federal Resources and...
Oct 05, 2015
Internet protocol networking, ultrabroadband access and cloud technology specialist Alcatel-Lucent is preparing to deploy a 1 900 km fibre-optic submarine network offshore Angola. The company’s undersea cables subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks was awarded...
Oct 02, 2015
The oil and gas industry has welcomed a decision of the Senate’s Environment and Communications Committee to reject a Greens’ bill proposing Commonwealth intervention into state regulation of land access and a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The bill, which...
Oct 02, 2015
FIRE-RESISTANT RANGE MB Workwear's fire-resistant range includes Zeroflame, Vinex and DuPont's Nomex overalls
Workwear manufacturer and distributor MB Workwear (MBW) has been supplying specialised fire-resistant fabrics producer DuPont’s Nomex inherent flame-resistant overalls, specifically designed for the oil and gas industry, for many years and is the leading supplier of...
Oct 01, 2015
The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) has welcomed the decision to transfer Western Australia's gas market functions to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). The Western Australian government would transfer the South-West...
Sep 28, 2015
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the renewal of a global agreement with BP*¹ to supply main automation contractor*² services (MAC services) to BP’s upstream entities. With the renewal of this agreement, BP and Yokogawa have reaffirmed their shared commitment...
Sep 21, 2015
Ian Macfarlane
The Australian resources sector has welcomed the appointment of former Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg as the new Resources and Energy Minister, as Premier Malcolm Turnbull appointed a new Cabinet. Frydenberg on Monday replaced former Industry and Science...
Sep 18, 2015
I am writing this column having just returned from a concert at which one of the most prominent bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Madness, was a headline act. It is with some irony that I contemplate the news of a mere 24 hours before. The city of Durban, my...
Sep 11, 2015
In a drive to promote local content in Mozambique, South African petrochemical group Sasol and its partners have entered into a $45-million agreement with Mozambique's State-owned petroleum products distributor Petroleos de Mocambique (Petromoc) to buy condensate...
Sep 11, 2015
Dr Salomon de Jager, CEO of PiLog
Today, everything is about data, alignment to data standards and embracing master data system software solutions. Throughout industry, data systems are generally operating from within a silo structure, offering extremely limited data communication compatibility,”...
Sep 07, 2015
Industrial technology specialist Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has launched the ObservaTM radiation area monitoring system. ObservaTM measures radiation dose rates and helps ensure radiation safety and source security. Combining several unique...
Sep 04, 2015
International and African key decision-makers in the oil and gas industry have confirmed their attendance at the yearly Africa Oil & Gas Expo 2015, which will take place on September 8 and 9 at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg. They will discuss the...
Aug 28, 2015
The yearly Africa Oil & Gas Summit 2015, which is taking place this year on September 8 and 9 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, will focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an upcoming energy resource.
Aug 21, 2015
Recent findings of high potential gas volumes in Southern Africa has given rise to government’s gas industrialisation aspirations, articulated in the Industrial Policy Action Plan (Ipap) that aims to be a key driver of economic growth, employment opportunities and...
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