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Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe confirms some RMIPPPP projects won’t close, outlines six-monthly renewables procurement tempo
15th February 2022 By: Terence Creamer

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe confirmed on Tuesday that not all of the 11 Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP) preferred bidders would... 

Lubricant company leads global market
11th February 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Last year global lubricant company Shell retained its status as the leading global supplier of finished lubricants for a fifteenth consecutive year, according to the nineteenth edition of... 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
11th February 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Market researcher S2 Research has published an updated valuation for Orion Minerals at R1.16, or A$0.11, a share, compared with its current share price valuations of R0.34, or A$0.03. 

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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
11th February 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has concluded a liquefied natural gas supply agreement with Italtile subsidiary Ceramic Industries. 

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Sapref to halt operations by end-March
10th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

Shell and BP South African Petroleum Refineries (Sapref) announced on February 10 that it would freeze spending and pause refinery operations by the end of March. Established in 1963, Sapref was... 

GasFields Commission steps into Surat gas fight
10th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The GasFields Commission Queensland has stepped into the Surat gas project melee, calling on all stakeholders involved to urgently act to resolve ongoing coexistence issues emanating from Arrow... 

BHP welcomes new board member
10th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has appointed Catherine Tanna as an independent nonexecutive director with effect from April 4. Tanna has more than 30 years’ experience in the resources sector and was the... 

Shell to invest further in Qld gas
9th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas giant Shell’s QBC business, along with its joint venture partners CNOOC and Tokyo Gas, have announced plans to develop the next phase of onshore natural gas in Queensland, to supply... 

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Directors face potential liability for climate change risks – Webber Wentzel
8th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Directors face potential liability if they fail to carry out their fiduciary duties to curb climate change risks and do not make complete disclosures about climate-related risks, Webber Wentzel... 

Namibia aims for first-ever oil output by 2026 after Shell discovery
8th February 2022 By: Reuters

Namibia aims to fast track the development of its first oilfield to have production by 2026 following a significant offshore discovery by Shell, a senior energy official told Reuters on Monday.... 

Karoon sets up carbon credits for Brazilian ops
8th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Karoon Energy’s Brazilian subsidiary Karoon Petróleo e Gás, has entered into an agreement with Shell Western Supply and Trading (SWST) to purchase more than 480 000 verified emission... 

BHP welcomes LNG-driven carriers
7th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has welcomed the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carrier, which will transport iron-ore between Western Australia and Asia from 2022. The... 

Hillhead set to host over 600 exhibitors for the first time 
4th February 2022

It’s back to face-to-face business at Hillhead 2022, with more companies showcasing their products and services than ever before. An A-Z of leading players from the quarrying, construction, and... 

S2 unpacks benefits of Orion’s new mine plan considerations
4th February 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Market researcher S2 Research has published an updated valuation for ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals at R1.16, or A$0.11, a share, compared with its current share price valuations of R0.34 and... 

Shell Nigeria oil field sale draws bids from four local firms
4th February 2022 By: Bloomberg

Shell's sale of a multibillion dollar stake in a joint venture that operates oil fields in Nigeria has attracted bids from four local companies, according to people familiar with the negotiations.... 

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Uptick after project completion expected
4th February 2022 By: Halima Frost

Energy solutions provider Energy Partners anticipates an increase in interest in its offerings in the Eastern Cape, subsequent to the development and commissioning of a boiler house at a chicken... 

EnerGEO, AEC urge review of South Africans’ views on seismic surveys
2nd February 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy geoscience industry representative EnerGEO Alliance and African energy sector advocate the African Energy Chamber (AEC) have called on the scientific community to reconsider what they posit... 

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Rubber compound revolutionising mine site mill operations
31st January 2022

A premium-grade rubber compound that offers superior wear life and performance in mill lining applications has been developed in response to demand for higher-wearing rubbers for mill lining... 

All so confusing: the decibel
28th January 2022 By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy

Okay, here are your questions. Take your time; answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’. (a) Are decibels used to measure sound power? (b) Are decibels used to measure sound pressure level? (c) Are decibels used to... 

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Hydrogen Holland I, the Netherlands
28th January 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Hydrogen Holland I project will require the engineering, procurement and fabrication of a 200 MW electrolysis plant. 

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Speed up solar, wind and storage developments – Easton
27th January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A speeded up solar, wind and storage (SWS) approach is needed to advance South Africa’s decarbonised energy situation and take the country into a cleaner, greener future. Also, steps need to be... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe: SA must oppose 'investment killing' foreign-funded lobby
25th January 2022 By: News24Wire

South Africa must oppose a foreign-funded anti-development agenda if it has any chance at growing its extractive industries for the benefit of the economy, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister... 

Shell’s South African partner warns against halting oil search
25th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

Shell’s South African partner dismissed fears that seismic surveys for offshore oil and gas could endanger marine life and warned that halting searches could leave the country entirely dependent on... 

South African groups take court action to block seismic search
23rd January 2022 By: Bloomberg

South African groups are taking court action to block a seismic survey, used to find oil and gas resources, that’s planned off the country’s west coast. Environmental organizations and communities... 

Shell appeals $2bn judgment in Nigeria pollution case
21st January 2022 By: Bloomberg

A Nigerian court will hear Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s appeal to overturn an almost $2 billion award against the company for allegedly spilling oil in the West African country. The energy giant is... 

Vulco® R67 mill lining rubber compound is revolutionising mine site mill operations
19th January 2022

Vulco® rubber is renowned throughout the mining industry for its exceptional wear life and reliability in mill lining systems. These abrasion- and impact-resistant rubber compounds have been... 

Alberta prioritises oil sands' carbon storage hub, Energy Minister says
17th January 2022 By: Reuters

The government of Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, plans to move forward "very, very quickly" on its next carbon sequestration hub in the Cold Lake region that will serve oil sands... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe on State capture: An attack on deployment is an attack on transformation, democracy
14th January 2022 By: News24Wire

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has warned that the State capture report may launch heavy attacks on deployment - and by extension, transformation and democracy. The minister... 

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Another seismic survey is heading to SA waters, this time from Australia
13th January 2022 By: News24Wire

Just as the Amazon Warrior, a vessel that was to conduct a seismic survey off the Wild Coast on behalf of Shell, left South Africa, attention is now focused on another planned survey, this time off... 

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Thyssenkrupp to keep control in $5.7bn hydrogen IPO
13th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

Thyssenkrupp plans to hold a majority stake in its rebranded electrolysis unit after its initial public offering to tap into the growing market for green hydrogen to fight climate change. The... 

Deepwater oil targeted by Argentine activists who quashed mining
12th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

Environmental activists in Argentina are trying to prevent new oil exploration in the resource-rich South American nation just days after forcing a governor in Patagonia to reverse course on silver... 

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Opinion: Shell prevented from proceeding with seismic survey offshore of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province
10th January 2022

In this opinion piece, law firm Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon, senior associate Ernst Muller and associate Mandy Hattingh write about the High Court's... 

Shell’s seismic vessel leaving South Africa after court loss
5th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

The vessel hired by Royal Dutch Shell to look for potential oil- and gasfields is on course to leave South African waters after community groups won a court case to temporarily halt the activity. A... 

Senex and POSCO strike a deal
13th December 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Senex Energy has entered into a binding scheme implementation agreement (SIA) with Korean suitor POSCO International Corporation, under which POSCO was offering A$4.60 a share for each... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
'Special apartheid': Mantashe accuses anti-Shell lobby of 'oppressing' development
9th December 2021 By: News24Wire

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has condemned "unrelenting attacks" on oil and gas development in South Africa, which appear designed to thwart economic growth and deepen... 

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Just energy transition makes headlines
9th December 2021

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the United Nations climate envoy calling for the urgent specification of energy transition action; the Shell Foundation's calls for an energy... 

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Just transition energy projects needed now – Shell Foundation
8th December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Real projects on the ground, that can transition developing countries to renewable solutions justly, are what is needed now, along with the correct use of blended finance to create sustainable... 

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Specify energy transition action now, the money’s there for it, UN climate envoy urges
7th December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The energy transition is woefully under specified, the United Nations special envoy on climate change action and finance Mark Carney told a global webinar, in which he described the specifying of... 

Shell faces fresh South African court test over seismic programme
7th December 2021 By: Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell faces a fresh legal challenge to its planed seismic survey off South Africa’s eastern coastline with local communities seeking to halt the program. The case, filed last week,... 

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Shell can proceed with seismic survey after environmental groups lose urgent court bid
3rd December 2021 By: News24Wire

The high court has dismissed an urgent application to block Shell from proceeding with a seismic survey off the Eastern Cape coast. The ruling was delivered by Judge Avinash Govindjee at the... 

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Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, use hydrogen to cut diesel – Cutifani
2nd December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, and then use the hydrogen that has been created to replace diesel. Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani proposed this climate blueprint while also... 

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Urgent interdict filed against Shell’s Wild Coast seismic survey
30th November 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Four environmental and human rights organisations have filed an urgent interim-interim interdict against Shell in the Eastern Cape Division of the Grahamstown High Court to prevent the fossil fuel... 

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Activist Bluebell asks Glencore to separate its coal business
30th November 2021 By: Bloomberg

Activist hedge fund Bluebell Capital Partners has asked Glencore to separate its thermal coal business because it has become a barrier to investment. The hedge fund firm said that the commodities... 

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