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Pipelines & Storage News

Petroleum industry urges finalisation of competition law exemption

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd November 2009 The Department of Energy (DOE) and petroleum industry roleplayers on Monday called on the Competition Commission to finalise the exemption of the industry from competition law. The petroleum industry felt that it was necessary to allow industry competitors to hold regular discussions on supply... 

Manufacturer replacing 
piping systems in eThekwini

By: Mary-Anne O’Donnell     9th October 2009 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe manufactures DPI Plastics has a strong 20-year relationship with the eThekwini Municipality, which is using DPI Plastics’ newly launched product Gemini-Biax to replace some of Durban’s piping systems. 

Hogan prepared to exercise her ‘prerogative' in appointing Transnet CEO 

By: Terence Creamer     15th September 2009 Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan stressed on Tuesday that the process to appoint a new permanent CEO at Transnet could not be "prolonged for too much longer" and that, in the event of a protracted process, she would exercise her "prerogative to appoint a CEO at the group, in consultation... 

Transnet takes fresh swipe at SA's economic regulators

By: Terence Creamer     8th September 2009 State freight logistics utility Transnet once again raised its unhappiness with the country's approach to economic regulation in Parliament on Tuesday, saying that, in its current form and application, the regulations were "not conducive for investment in major infrastructure projects". Briefing... 

Oil industry wants competition exemption ahead of 2010

By: Sapa     26th August 2009 Oil industry players said on Tuesday a competition exemption was the only way of ensuring airports did not run out of jet fuel during the 2010 Football World Cup. "An exemption is the only way to make a success out of the World Cup," Chevron chairperson James Seutloadi told Parliament's select... 

Peters to keep eye on airport jet fuel stock, says crisis resolved

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th August 2009 Energy Minister Dipuo Peters will continue to keep jet fuel stock levels at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA), in Johannesburg, “under a critical eye”, but said on Friday that she was pleased that the industry had responded to the issue with the “necessary vigour” to bring stock levels... 

Airport fuel shortage task team to also monitor supply for World Cup

By: Chanel de Bruyn     6th August 2009 A task team that was being established to investigate the recent jet fuel shortages at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA), would also have to ensure that South Africa had adequate liquid fuels available during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said on Thursday. Peters... 

Transnet Pipelines ‘in no way’ responsible for OR Tambo fuel shortage

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th August 2009 State-owned freight company Transnet said on Tuesday that its petroleum and gas division was “in no way” responsible for the tight fuel supply at the OR Tambo International Airport (Ortia). The utility was responding to reports that delivery problems by Transnet, including a temporary shutdown... 

Proposed R2,5bn West Coast gas pipeline project making progress 

By: Darren Parker     17th July 2009 Gas supplier Gigajoule Africa has submitted a licence application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for the transmission, distribution and trading of gas in the Cape West Coast region. 

Transnet will not seek direct funding from State for R12,6bn pipeline

By: Terence Creamer     24th June 2009 State-owned freight logistics group Transnet would seek neither guarantees nor a loan injection from government to help it fund a new R12,6-billion fuel pipeline from Durban to Gauteng, despite the material financing challenge created by the energy regulator’s recent rejection of its request for... 

Transnet finalising plans for a R5bn global bond issue 

By: Terence Creamer     24th June 2009 South African transport utility Transnet was currently preparing the necessary documentation and fulfilling the legal requirements for a R5-billion global bond issue, acting CEO Chris Wells said on Wednesday. However, he provided no details as to the timing of such an issuance, saying only that... 

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