Engineering News | Refineries & Retail https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/refineries Wed, 20 Oct 2021 01:59:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 'Catastrophic' fuel price hike on the cards, AA warns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/catastrophic-fuel-price-hike-on-the-cards-aa-warns-2021-10-18 News24Wire Refineries & Retail Mon, 18 Oct 2021 14:23:00 +0200 598220 1634565320 1634559780 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000968223_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Initiative aims to double industry supply in five years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-aims-to-double-industry-supply-in-five-years-2021-10-15 Halima Frost Refineries & Retail Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596586 1634019018 1634248800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965083_resized_gastopowerlpgsagasstove10211022.jpg FLAME ON The target to double the LPG market in the next five years is slowly gaining traction 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/86495_2021-09-27_lpgsa_-_2.mp432957906LPGSA MD Gadibolae Dihlabi discusses the plan to double the LPG sector over the next five years LPGSA MD Gadibolae Dihlabi discusses the plan to double the LPG sector over the next five years Gas-to-power crucial to South Africa’s energy future https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-to-power-crucial-to-south-africas-energy-future-2021-10-15 Halima Frost Refineries & Retail Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596746 1634121903 1634248800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965469_resized_gastopowergesouthafricagasturbineengine10211022.jpg TURNING TABLES The gas turbines offered by GE Gas To Power decrease a clients emissions substantially making a dent on its carbon footprint 511 287 October petrol price decreases; diesel, paraffin prices increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/october-petrol-price-decreases-diesel-paraffin-prices-increase-2021-10-05 Schalk Burger FUEL PRICES Tue, 05 Oct 2021 16:12:00 +0200 597081 1633443750 1633443120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Production site acquisition finalised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-of-worlds-largest-oxygen-production-site-finalised-2021-10-30 Darren Parker Refineries & Retail Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595319 1632723888 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962689_resized_airliquideairseperationunitsatsasolsecunda0720201022.jpg BIGGEST OXYGEN PRODUCTION SITE GLOBALLY The initial investment amounts to about R8-billion and comprises 16 air separation units that will now be operated by Air Liquide Large Industries South Africa Air 511 287 New drone tech improves inspection capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-drone-tech-improves-inspection-capabilities-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Refineries & Retail Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595129 1632909441 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962463_resized_sasolenskyriderszenith1022.jpg DOWN-HOLE DREAM Skyriders first used the Zenith robotic inspection device in June for internal inspections on large petrochemicals tanks 511 287 Carbon tax ineffective against major emitters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-ineffective-against-major-emitters-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Refineries & Retail Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595143 1632909525 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962458_resized_sasolenemissionsgreenpeace1022.jpg PINING FOR CHANGE Greenpeace Africa ponders whether a just transition is possible while major emitters continue to be granted large-scale carbon tax allowances 511 287 More equipment donated in the fight against Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-equipment-donated-in-the-fight-against-covid-19-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Refineries & Retail Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595321 1632909651 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962693_resized_vaccinevaccinationcovid19coronavirus240320211022.jpg SPREADING THE CURE Sasol is supporting Government’s vaccination rollout strategy by donating essential equipment and resources 511 287 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Refineries & Retail Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 Nigeria's Dangote in talks with traders for oil refinery loan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-dangote-in-talks-with-traders-for-oil-refinery-loan-2021-09-15 Reuters REFINERIES Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:38:00 +0200 595308 1631713289 1631713080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Struggling fuel retail sector needs to transform, says FRA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/struggling-fuel-retail-sector-needs-to-transform-says-fra-2021-09-07 Schalk Burger ENERGY Tue, 07 Sep 2021 05:40:00 +0200 594360 1630995228 1630986000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Dangote refinery complex in Nigeria set to cost $19bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dangote-refinery-complex-in-nigeria-set-to-cost-19bn-2021-09-02 Bloomberg REFINERIES Thu, 02 Sep 2021 09:52:00 +0200 593990 1630569594 1630569120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Fully developed legislation needed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-gas-economy-casualty-of-legislation-delays-2021-08-13 Nadine Ramdass Refineries & Retail Fri, 27 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592240 1629714589 1630015200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956578_resized_gasextractionrenergen1608211022.jpg GAS EXTRACTION Renergen is the only onshore petroleum rights holder in South Africa 511 287 Sasol donates equipment to assist Free State govt in Covid-19 vaccine roll-out https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-donates-equipment-to-assist-free-state-govt-in-covid-19-vaccine-roll-out-2021-08-23 Yvonne Silaule HEALTHCARE Mon, 23 Aug 2021 11:04:00 +0200 592938 1629711600 1629709440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Fuel prices may dip in September if oil downtrend continues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-prices-may-dip-in-september-if-oil-downtrend-continues-2021-08-17 News24Wire Refineries & Retail Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:01:00 +0200 592430 1629212328 1629190860 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956840_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Sasol expects full-year earnings to more than double https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-expects-full-year-earnings-to-more-than-double-2021-08-06 Donna Slater CHEMICALS & PETROCHEMICALS Fri, 06 Aug 2021 12:01:00 +0200 591660 1628245983 1628244060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigeria approves $15.4bn refinery, railway projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-approves-154bn-refinery-railway-projects-2021-08-06 Bloomberg INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 06 Aug 2021 06:26:00 +0200 591566 1628195315 1628223960 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Sasol donates R10m to help rebuild businesses, communities affected by unrest https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-donates-r10m-to-help-rebuild-businesses-communities-affected-by-unrest-2021-08-05 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY/CHEMICALS Thu, 05 Aug 2021 11:00:00 +0200 591472 1628155002 1628154000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Caltex service stations to be rebranded as Astron Energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/caltex-service-stations-to-be-rebranded-as-astron-energy-2021-08-04 Donna Slater PETROCHEMICALS Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:36:00 +0200 591395 1628088694 1628084160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000954670_resized_caltex1022.jpg 511 287 Africa needs to spend $15.7bn on refineries to curb emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-needs-to-spend-157bn-on-refineries-to-curb-emissions-2021-08-04 Bloomberg ENERGY Wed, 04 Aug 2021 12:02:00 +0200 591369 1628071419 1628071320 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Energy industry veteran Dr Thabo Kgogo passes away https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-industry-veteran-dr-thabo-kgogo-passes-away-2021-08-03 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:25:00 +0200 591313 1628001133 1628000700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol says its energy business delivers satisfactory full-year performance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-says-its-energy-business-delivers-satisfactory-full-year-performance-2021-07-27 Schalk Burger ENERGY/CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Jul 2021 17:02:00 +0200 590669 1627457991 1627398120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol partners with Mpumalanga govt, launches five-day vaccination drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-partners-with-mpumalanga-govt-launches-five-day-vaccination-drive-2021-07-26 Yvonne Silaule COVID-19 Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:28:00 +0200 590508 1627306922 1627306080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sapref refinery to begin restart on July 21 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapref-refinery-to-begin-restart-on-july-21-2021-07-21 Reuters REFINERIES Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:08:00 +0200 590078 1626860931 1626858480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Afrox working with authorities to ensure deliveries of medical oxygen to hospitals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrox-working-with-authorities-to-ensure-deliveries-of-medical-oxygen-to-hospitals-2021-07-15 Creamer Media Reporter GAS Thu, 15 Jul 2021 17:14:00 +0200 589576 1626415333 1626362040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Two suspects arrested for allegedly tampering with Transnet's pipelines infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-suspects-arrested-for-allegedly-tampering-with-transnets-pipelines-infrastructure-2021-07-09 Schalk Burger PIPELINES Fri, 09 Jul 2021 14:44:00 +0200 589001 1625835889 1625834640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Drone and NDT firm join forces https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drone-and-ndt-firm-join-forces-2021-07-09 Halima Frost Refineries & Retail Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587569 1625557620 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000946825_resized_noisevibrationndtdekraskyafrica07211022.jpg SKY HIGH The use of drones to conduct non-destructive testing on taller installations and hard to reach areas is even more possible 511 287 Itochu partners with Shell to lower its mining sites’ carbon footprint https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/itochu-partners-with-shell-to-lower-its-mining-sites-carbon-footprint-2021-07-01 Donna Slater DECARBONISATION Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:32:00 +0200 588290 1625151933 1625149920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Petronas is eying potential exit for African fuel retailer Engen https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petronas-is-eying-potential-exit-for-african-fuel-retailer-engen-2021-06-23 Bloomberg FUEL Wed, 23 Jun 2021 10:37:00 +0200 587457 1624437627 1624437420 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Petrol price to decrease, but diesel price to rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrol-price-to-decrease-but-diesel-price-to-rise-2021-06-01 Schalk Burger FUEL PRICES Tue, 01 Jun 2021 10:40:00 +0200 585570 1622537559 1622536800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Three oil firms, Nigeria's NNPC in talks to buy stake in Dangote refinery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-oil-firms-nigerias-nnpc-in-talks-to-buy-stake-in-dangote-refinery-2021-05-31 Reuters OIL & GAS Mon, 31 May 2021 09:31:00 +0200 585429 1622446359 1622446260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Future of oil refining in South Africa highly uncertain https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-of-oil-refining-in-south-africa-highly-uncertain-2021-04-30 Terence Creamer OIL REFINING Fri, 30 Apr 2021 14:13:00 +0200 582961 1619796121 1619784780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937205_resized_engenrefineryatnightdurbansaaug20151022.jpg Engen Refinery to be repurposed as an import facility 511 287 South Africa's energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-energy-transition-2021-04-30 Creamer Media Reporter Refineries & Retail Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:15:00 +0200 582903 1619777142 1619770500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937158_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85186_2021-04-30_secondtake_en_-_2.mp485140535South Africa's energy transition South Africa's energy transition Engen to shut refinery and repurpose KZN site as an import terminal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engen-to-shut-refinery-and-repurpose-kzn-site-as-an-import-terminal-2021-04-23 Terence Creamer LIQUID FUELS Fri, 23 Apr 2021 14:25:00 +0200 582474 1619184405 1619180700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000936278_resized_engenrefinery31022.jpeg 511 287 Fuel price breather could be on the cards for financially burdened consumers, according to the AA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-price-breather-could-be-on-the-cards-for-financially-burdened-consumers-according-to-the-aa-2021-04-15 News24Wire Refineries & Retail Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:19:00 +0200 581714 1618495776 1618481940 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934504_resized_petrol1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Cylinder market expected to grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cylinder-market-expected-to-grow-2021-04-09 Darren Parker Refineries & Retail Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579979 1617195565 1617919200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000930928_resized_m8707861022.jpg EXPANDING GAS The growth in the global LPG cylinder manufacturing market is driven by increased disposable income, urbanisation and demand for convenience 511 287 Sasol, Eskom achieve dismal results in emissions benchmark study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-eskom-achieve-dismal-results-in-emissions-benchmark-study-2021-03-24 Donna Slater CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:43:00 +0200 580068 1616597987 1616596980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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