Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London

2019-09-15 13:13

Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6bn judgment debt against the West African nation.

Angola is back – African Energy Chamber official

2019-05-18 14:50

Reforms Angola has done since 2017 will have implications for decades to come, says the new country head for Angola of the African Energy Chamber.

Total's landmark find could be enough to supply SA refineries for 4 years

2019-02-07 15:14

South Africa’s first deep-water discovery, reported Thursday by French oil major Total SA, may prompt a rush of activity offshore by competitors as the country works to cut its reliance on imported fuels.

Eskom to government: Forecasts for electricity demand in IRP too high

2018-12-27 06:00

In a previously confidential report to government, Eskom has said the forecasts for future electricity demand in the draft IRP were too high and could result in too much new power being commissioned.

Adopt renewables with caution, says IPP head

2018-12-12 21:28

Head of the Department of Energy’s Independent Power Producers Office Karen Breytenbach said the department was working on a transition to renewables that would best benefit the country.

Why SA can't make a massive shift to renewables - yet

2018-10-28 11:00

There’s a lively debate raging in South Africa about the extent to which renewables should replace coal, particularly given the threat of climate change. But we can't make the shift, yet, writes Hartmut Winkler.

Investors want policy certainty to invest in gas

2018-07-01 14:58

Investors want policy certainty about the integrated resource plan before they put their money behind gas projects, says an independent power producer.

Radebe: Stagnant SA economy needs policy certainty

2018-05-15 21:46

SA needs policy certainty - especially on energy policy - to attract significant infrastructure investment, says Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe.

Afrox scores R1bn state healthcare contract

2018-04-11 22:00

Afrox has been awarded the state healthcare contract to supply medical gases to government hospitals.

Gas-to-power: SA’s energy gamechanger

2017-12-12 10:05

The meaningful inclusion of gas in South Africa’s energy mix can transform the country’s infrastructure and create jobs.


Oil pares steep weekly loss as US warship downs Iranian drone

2019-07-19 10:13

Oil snapped four days of losses after an American warship downed an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, stoking concerns crude flows from the Middle East may be disrupted.

Malema: Nationalise oil and gas discoveries

2019-02-12 15:59

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says the oil and gas find by Total will mostly benefit foreign companies, rather than South Africans.

South Africa could be days away from a massive new deepsea energy find

2019-01-29 14:54

Industry experts are optimistic about the Brulpadda field.

US gives green light for drug which fights cow flatulence

2018-12-20 12:00

The FDA has approved a drug that reduces cow flatulence.

5 reasons why you're burping all the time

2018-12-03 18:00

Is your burping getting out of hand? Excessive burping can be linked to a number of digestive issues.

5 surprising reasons why you might be bloated

2018-08-23 06:52

Whether it’s simply a bit of discomfort after a meal, or a permanent symptom of a possible food allergy, bloating can be unpleasant.

Funding needed to support gas energy projects in SADC – Radebe

2018-06-26 19:44

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said that the exploitation of gas resources in the SADC region requires financial resources.

How do we exploit oil and gas industry?

2018-04-29 06:01

Oil and gas exploration in South Africa dates back more than a century.

Gas-tracking pill shows how farts form

2018-01-12 09:27

Ever wondered what's the deal with your farts? This tiny device could help clear up all the hot air.

Gas lighting – the abusive relationship tactic you need to know about

2017-11-24 14:56

To the outside world, the wealthy businessman and his beautiful wife appeared to be smitten with each other.

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