Dentist, beautician are Eskom’s diesel suppliers

2015-03-15 10:37

Shocking revelations have emerged on how Eskom has appointed a dentist and a beautician to supply diesel for its generators.

Algeria aims to double diesel, petrol output

2015-02-17 12:00

Algeria plans to double its petrol and diesel output when three new oil refineries start production in 2018, says the head of refining department at Sonatrach.

Eskom has funds for diesel up to March

2015-01-28 10:52

Power utility Eskom has funds to pay for diesel to run its turbines until the end of March, averting a crisis that could have seen it lose 5% of its capacity.

Another petrol price blow for consumers

2014-03-28 16:20

Motorists will have to fork out more at the pumps for petrol as the energy department announces another price hike, but the price of diesel is coming down.

Diesel price hike: No escape for firms

2014-02-04 05:30

The 24 cents per litre increase in the diesel price will do more damage than the petrol price hike, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Diesel shortages hit Durban

2011-11-17 12:02

There is a shortage of low sulphur diesel, particularly in Durban, the Fuel Retailers' Association says.

Fuel shortages on the cards

2011-07-11 08:43

Petrol stations may run dry as fuel workers embark on a countrywide strike, says the Fuel Retailers' Association.

Fuel prices set to go down

2011-05-20 06:42

A significant diesel price drop and a possible petrol price reduction are expected in June, based on the latest figures from the department of energy.

Hefty petrol price hike may hit SA

2011-01-25 06:47

The price increases could, for the first time since October 2008, push petrol prices in parts of the interior up above R9/litre again.


Eskom may turn to banks to secure diesel supplies

2015-02-18 09:38

Power utility Eskom may seek a bank loan to secure diesel supplies needed to operate some of its turbines, according to a spokesperson for the state-run company.

Eskom to cut costs by replacing diesel with gas

2015-02-13 14:10

Eskom expects to start using gas to run its generators within the next three years, as the cash-strapped utility seeks to move away from costly diesel.

Pay for fuel first, motorists urged

2014-04-05 12:09

Service stations have started asking motorists to pay for fuel before it is dispensed - because of the increasing number of cases where motorists drive off without paying, according to a report.

JSE starts diesel hedge contract

2014-03-10 17:28

Investors can now protect themselves against volatile diesel prices after the JSE introduced diesel contracts.

Petrol price to spike next week

2012-01-27 13:18

The price of petrol will go up by more than 30c a litre, bringing the cost of fuel close to R11/litre in inland areas.

Petrol hike ends price relief

2011-07-29 12:57

The price of all grades of petrol will rise next week, pushing it back up to more than R10/litre in inland areas.

Slight relief as petrol price comes down

2011-05-27 13:06

The first petrol price decrease in eight months has been announced.

Another petrol price blow for SA

2011-02-25 13:35

The retail price of all grades of petrol will go up sharply on Wednesday, says the energy department.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.