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Report confirms leading role of gas in Australia’s energy mix

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     8th February 2016 The Australian Pipeline and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed the findings from a new report by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, which reveal that natural gas is the largest provider of stationary energy in Australia. In the ‘Energy In Australia 2015’ report, the Office of... 

Indian oil E&P majors told to surrender marginal blocks

By: Ajoy K Das     20th April 2015 The Indian government was working on tweaking rules to enable government-owned oil and exploration (E&P) majors to first surrender marginal oil and gas blocks and then bid on these same blocks at forthcoming auctions. According to a senior government official, E&P majors like ONGC Limited and... 

Project allows energy saving at copper mine

By: Anine Kilian     16th August 2013 Limpopo-based copper miner Palabora Mining Company (Palabora) launched its R40-million energy leadership programme in March 2012 with the assistance of energy efficiency firm specialising in energy-intensive industries, Ensight, to cut on-site operational energy costs. The current programme... 

Decmil gets A$25m Prelude contract

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th March 2013 Energy giant Shell has awarded a A$25-million contract to ASX-listed design, engineering and construction firm DGL Group to construct a major support facility for the proposed Prelude project, in the Northern Territory. The company has been engaged as the principal contractor for the... 

19/10/2012 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer     19th October 2012 Eskom has drafted an African energy strategy, with the primary focus on opportunities in Southern Africa; Hundreds of minibus taxis are now equipped with LPG kits that cut pollution and lower operating costs; and Small diamond miner Rockwell is thinking out of the box and allowing small-scale... 


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