R650m fuel storage injection for Cape economy

2015-11-20 10:57

Empowerment firm Burgan Cape Terminals has officially commenced construction of a R650m fuel storage facility in Cape Town harbour.

6 things you can do with coffee after drinking it

2015-10-30 08:22

Many of us depend on coffee to fuel our early morning meetings, mid-afternoon slumps or all-night study sessions. But did you know that it could be used as fuel, to treat health problems, to make compost and to make super batteries?

VW CEO resigns: 'Stunned' by misconduct

2015-09-23 18:30

'Volkswagen needs a fresh start,' says VW CEO Martin Winterkorn who has resigned in the wake of the automaker's emissions scandal.

More relief for motorists

2015-08-28 14:15

The petrol price will go down by 69 cents a litre next week, after last month's 51c decrease, bringing much-needed relief to South African motorists.

Motorists can expect more petrol price relief

2015-08-17 15:40

Another significant fuel price drop could be on the cards in September, with the rand/dollar exchange rate limiting the decrease, says the AA.

Petrol price relief

2015-07-31 14:52

The price of all grades of petrol as well as other fuel sources will come down substantially from next Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.

Our refineries must be upgraded to produce cleaner fuel ... Who will pay?

2015-05-31 16:02

The long stand-off between government and the oil industry around making South Africans pay for cleaner fuels is coming to a head.

MTN warns over Nigeria fuel crisis

2015-05-24 10:45

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.

Burgan rejoices at Nersa ruling

2015-03-18 07:40

Burgan Cape Terminals says the energy regulator has backed its arguments to set up a competing fuel storage facility in Cape Town to its rival Chevron.

Calculate fuel-cost on your cellphone

2015-03-17 08:15

Want to know how a fuel price increase will affect your wallet? This new tool can help you to calculate your monthly fuel bill and maybe save you some cash.


Diesel car boom about to bust

2015-11-19 15:25

Conventionally fuelled vehicles are under the spotlight for emissions cheating, but ‘clean’ fuel diesel has drawn the most criticism. Will green cars gain the upper hand?

Petrol price movement mixed

2015-10-02 18:42

The price of 93 grade petrol will come down, while that of 95 grade will go up from next Wednesday.

Petrol gamble: 10 000+ SA drivers run on fumes

2015-09-01 09:25

From stranded without fuel on our roads to being affected by petrol price fluctuations, SA drivers share their refuelling habits.

Huge petrol price drop ahead despite rand spoiler

2015-08-28 10:46

The petrol price could drop by between 71 and 77 cents a litre next week, but the decrease could have been 25c/litre more had the rand remained stable, says the AA.

Kevin Lings: Further fuel price cuts a possibility in September

2015-08-03 11:43

Economist Kevin Lings says that at this stage there is a strong case for another petrol price drop in September - a point sure to pique consumer interest.

New technology to create cheap hydrogen fuel

2015-07-02 11:54

A new solar panel design created in Switzerland will make it cheaper to produce hydrogen, which would reduce fossil fuel dependence.

Nigeria fuel shortages hit MTN, Guaranty bank

2015-05-25 13:30

Severe fuel shortages in Nigeria have hit the services of MTN and forced Guaranty Trust Bank to close its branches nationwide at lunchtime, say the companies.

Nod for Burgan like Eskom mothballing - Chevron

2015-03-20 10:05

Nersa's decision to grant empowerment firm Burgan a licence for its fuel storage plant is similar to Eskom’s decision to mothball its power stations, says Chevron.

Petrol price could go up by R2 in April

2015-03-17 15:10

The single largest monthly fuel price hike on in-house records could reverse the reprieve consumers have felt in recent months, warn economists.

Some taxes, fuel, electricity levies to rise

2015-02-25 14:57

Some personal income tax increases, a raise in the general fuel levy, and the electricity levy, are among the measures announced by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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