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SA’s not-so-impressive showing in the governance stakes

     8th December 2017 South Africa is a force to be reckoned with in Africa. It is one of the continent’s powerhouses – politically and economically – with its gross domestic product (GDP) being the largest, although it had to contend with being second best to Nigeria in the GDP stakes between 2014, when the latter... 

Total, Sonangol sign new project pipeline agreements

By: Schalk Burger     5th December 2017 Oil and gas multinational Total and Angola State-owned oil company Sonangol have signed various agreements to jointly develop new upstream and downstream projects. Total chairperson and CEO Patrick Pouyanné on Monday held an audience with Angolan President João Lourenço and Sonangol chairperson... 

Refiners commit to producing clean fuels 

By: Kim Cloete     15th March 2017 Although Africa’s oil refining industry will need significant investments to adapt to the move by industry and the automotive sector to cleaner fuels, companies say they are committed to the change. “The impact will touch all sides of the industry, starting with refining and marketing. It will... 

Standard Bank and ICBC to raise R10 billion to support SA power generation

     4th December 2015 Over the next five years, Standard Bank will assist its strategic partner, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to raise R10 billion  to support the development of South Africa's power generation infrastructure, said Standard Bank Group Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala. This follows the... 

Barloworld Power assists with Angola’s first Maritime Training Centre

     1st April 2014 Angola’s first Maritime Training Centre, a project funded by the Angolan state company Sonangol and its partners, has been inaugurated near the coastal town of Sumbe, Kwanza Sul province which is approximately 350km’s south of Luanda. The state of the art centre, costing US$90 million, has been... 

Angolan LPG plant sells first cargo

By: Natalie Greve     29th January 2014 Liquified natural gas (LNG) producer Angola LNG on Wednesday announced the sale of the first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cargo from its Angola-based $10-billion plant – a facility built to exploit the offshore gas resources of the second-largest oil producing country in sub-Saharan Africa. The... 

Angola govt approves bidding round for onshore oil blocks

By: Reuters     4th April 2013 LISBON - Angola's government on Wednesday approved the guidelines of a plan to hold bidding for licences to explore for oil onshore in the Kwanza and Lower Congo basins, the cabinet office said on Wednesday. The government said in a statement that it has asked parliament to approve the plan.... 

SA will need extra oil refining capacity in future – Sapia

By: Chantelle Kotze     7th September 2012 South Africa will eventually have to build an additional refinery, asserts South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) executive director Avhapfani Tshifularo. 

Industry to diversify beyond sugar production

By: Zandile Mavuso     6th July 2012 Sugarcane crop production in the 2011/12 season recovered somewhat from the effects of the drought experienced in the 2010/11 season, the South African Cane Growers’ Association (Canegrowers) reports 


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