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Project allows energy saving at copper mine

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...
16th August 2013

Decmil gets A$25m Prelude contract

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...
7th March 2013
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19/10/2012 (On-The-Air) Audio Available

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...
19th October 2012

First gas flows at Beach’s Middleton project

ASX-listed Beach Energy has produced its first gas from the Middleton project, in South Australia, the firm reported on Monday. MD Reg Nelson said in a statement that gas was now flowing to the Moonanga tie-in point, where raw gas would be sold...
9th January 2012

Nine new offshore petroleum exploration permits issued

The federal government has awarded nine new offshore permits in the second round of its Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, with ASX-listed Woodside coming out as the clear winner. Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson said that the...
21st November 2011

Australian coal giant enters into CTL technical study agreement

Global energy and gasification technology company Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) has announced that it has entered into a technical study agreement with Australian coal giant Ambre Energy, to supply a proprietary gasification design, which will...
21st October 2011

Company Announcement: Industry and consumers hit by LPG shortage PDF Available

South Africa is experiencing a shortage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) due to unplanned shutdowns within the local oil refinery industry, the South African Petroleum Industry Association has confirmed.
20th October 2011

Six firms awarded Australian petroleum exploration permits

Federal Resources and Energy Minster Martin Ferguson on Friday granted petroleum exploration permits to six companies, including US-based Chevron, Apache and Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production. The six companies have been given a total of...
8th July 2011

Shell approves world’s largest floating LNG project

Oil and gas major Shell on Friday announced a final investment decision for its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, off the coast of Western Australia. The decision meant that Shell would now start the detailed design and...
20th May 2011

Shell plans to invest up to $50bn in Australia

Oil and gas producer Shell would spend between $30-billion and $50-billion on its Australian investments to add 11-million tons a year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its production profile. Speaking at the last day of the Australian Petroleum...
13th April 2011
Pipes, Tubes & Fittings

Pipe product plays a part in the move towards greener energy

The Department of Minerals and Energy’s (DME’s) vision is to promote the effective use of South Africa’s alternative energy sources.
19th January 2007
Diversified Miners

Clean-burning gas fires up emission stopper

One of South Africa’s largest liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) suppliers, Easigas, has won a R60-million five-year contract to supply LPG to the new Anglo Platinum Converting Process (ACP) plant, in the North West Province.
5th September 2003
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