R/€ = 19.6736 Change: -0.0214
R/$ = 18.1140 Change: -0.0439
Au 1967.47 $/oz Change: -6.23
Pt 960.37 $/oz Change: 0.48


Africa House, SAOGA to lead delegation to showcase opportunities in Tanzania

By: Natasha Odendaal     6th February 2023 Research and consulting company Africa House and industry body South African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA) are preparing to lead a delegation to Tanzania in March to help South African firms establish local partnerships, better understand local content development and showcase the significant... 

Woodside answers Europe's energy call

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th November 2022 Oil and gas major Woodside has expanded its liquified natural gas (LNG) trade to include Europe, with the ASX-listed company delivering gas from the North West Shelf to Uniper Global Commodities SE in Rotterdam. The cargo of approximately 75 000 t of LNG, or 100-million cubic meters of natural... 

Why are you still with Eskom?

15th November 2022 Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) is a viable alternative with a strong history in power generation - just ask 42 countries!  There is no reason to persevere with load shedding while the industry “waits” for renewable energy. Like deer in the headlights, South Africa has kept its focus on Eskom-driven... 

Luminaires best fit for refineries

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     9th September 2022 Leading manufacturer of luminaires Beka Schréder deems their luminaires as the best fit for zoned environments, such as oil refineries. “All products produced by Beka Schréder are locally manufactured in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, and developed specifically to withstand South Africa’s harsh... 

Virginia gas project Phase 1 reaches completion

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd September 2022 Helium and domestic natural gas producer Renergen completed the development of Phase 1 of its Virginia Gas Project in July and has started with commercial operation. The project comprises the development of 52 km of gas assemblage pipeline and cryogenic liquefaction processing facilities located... 

ssLNG plants available locally

2nd September 2022 Designers and suppliers of liquified natural gas (LNG) equipment PolaireTech’s modularised small-scale plants for the liquefaction of natural gas to produce LNG are now available in South Africa.   Commercial deployment of small-scale LNG (ssLNG) plants is driven by the need for cheaper... 

Gas a viable decarbonisation source

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd September 2022 Decarbonisation can be implemented by the introduction of gas as a replacement of fossil fuels such as coal and diesel, says strategic research and advisory company Birguid senior associate Patience Panashe Panashe tells Engineering News that the benefits asserted from the use of liquified... 

Woodside production and sale surge after BHP merger

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st July 2022 Energy major Woodside has reported a 60% increase in production during the June quarter, and a 51% increase in sales volumes following the integration of the BHP petroleum assets into the company. Woodside completed its merger with BHP’s petroleum business on June 1, resulting in the company... 

China's LNG imports to decline - Woodmac

19th July 2022 China’s liquified natural gas (LNG) imports are set to fall over 14% year-on-year to 69-million tonnes in 2022, advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) reported on Tuesday, noting that this was the largest decline since the Asian giant started LNG imports. China’s gas demand in the second quarter... 

The Reliability of LNG Supply in South Africa

13th July 2022 There are two key considerations when moving away from coal-powered energy. Firstly, what is the safety track record of the alternatives, and secondly can these alternatives reduce supply risk? Switching from coal is not just about the environment. Commercial and mining interests cannot afford to... 

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