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.

SA's fuel price holiday could end - AA

2015-02-17 17:27

The lower fuel price SA consumers have enjoyed might be coming to an end, warns the Automobile Association.

Zim puts ceiling on petrol prices

2015-01-19 10:48

The Zimbabwean government has put a ceiling on the retail price of fuel following the drop in international fuel prices

Chevy goes electric - again - at Detroit

2015-01-13 07:54

Chevrolet will take on Tesla with the launch of its new affordable electric car - the Bolt. The automaker claims its new EV can drive 320km on a single charge.

SA power crisis: is hydrogen the answer?

2015-01-05 08:55

The Cape Flats Nature Reserve building is powered by a prototype hydrogen fuel cell power generator, which could hold the key to SA's energy shortage.

Largest petrol price drop yet on cards

2014-12-17 15:37

Motorists can prepare themselves for a hefty fuel price drop in the new year amid a continuous drop in international oil prices.


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.

SA's fuel price holiday could end - AA

2015-02-18 08:54

The lower fuel price SA consumers have enjoyed might be coming to an end, warns the Automobile Association.

State gives Burgan a shot in the arm

2015-02-11 12:13

The government has promoted empowerment firm Burgan's proposed new fuel storage facility in Cape Town to “a strategic project” to boost fuel supply security.

Treasury scuppers PetroSA’s bid to buy Engen stake

2015-01-13 20:00

Treasury says it has denied a request from state-owned oil company PetroSA to borrow internationally to buy a stake in Engen.

LPG: Magic trick to halving fuel bill?

2015-01-09 11:11

'Why pay for something when you don’t have to,' asks OWEN SALMON who since 2000 has converted four vehicles to use LPG autogas.

Chevron to appeal Burgan ruling

2014-12-30 10:12

Chevron is to appeal to the energy department to restrict imported clean fuel supplies to its rival Burgan, which has been given the green light by Nersa.

Gloves off on Chevron's Cape dominancy

2014-12-17 08:23

Burgan Cape Terminals, which seeks to build a new petrol and diesel storage facility, has officially laid a complaint against Chevron SA for “exclusionary” conduct.

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