All gas and no work

2017-10-29 06:00

Sasol has been milking cash from its gas project in Mozambique with little benefit to that country or the people living close by, writes Sizwe Sama Yende.

Kubayi hails gas as SA and globe's energy future

2017-10-11 06:30

Government is going to remove all obstacles to speed up the development of a gas industry in South Africa, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

New R1.02bn gas facility to boost SA's supply

2017-08-07 12:59

A R1.02bn facility near Saldanha Bay is set to alleviate South Africa's gas shortage and broaden its energy mix.

Shell proposes gas to liquid for Africa's energy engineering challenges

2017-05-25 21:04

The latest gas to liquid technology for the manufacturing of hydro-carbons can go a long way to benefit Africa's engineering challenges in the energy sector, says an expert at Shell.

Policy 'slowing down' SA's gas to power projects

2017-02-01 19:01

According to industry players, there is funding available for gas to power projects, however policy is proving to be an obstacle which could drive away investment.

Proof that solar, wind, gas - not nuclear - is best for SA

2016-11-03 15:30

The CSIR Energy Centre has presented its own study to re-optimise the South African power capacity and energy mix from 2016 to 2040.

Bidders gear up for liquid gas power plant

2016-10-23 06:11

Bidding for government’s 2 000 megawatt liquid gas power plant at Richards Bay, announced last week as part of a R50bn plan to boost SA’s gas industry, is set to begin next August.

UK gas on longest winning streak in nine years

2016-10-17 15:00

Britain’s heating season has started with a bang, as natural gas contracts reverse a two-year slump.

Russia, Turkey sign pipeline accord after crisis

2016-10-11 16:51

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement to build a gas pipeline under the Black Sea, as they vowed to intensify relations after a bitter crisis.

The great gas plan

2016-10-09 06:30

State offers private sector two huge gas projects hoping to “catalyse” a new industry. Will anyone bite?


Can gas save our economy?

2017-10-15 06:00

Government is touting its gas-to-power programme as a way to revive growth and facilitate transformation.

Kubayi sees no hurry for new coal or gas power projects

2017-09-20 07:21

South African programmes to add coal and gas power generation from independent providers should wait until policies are updated and the nation’s future needs are clearer, Energy Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi has said.

Putin launches deep-water phase of gas pipeline

2017-06-25 15:29

Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched the deep-water phase of the TurkStream gas pipeline project.

New energy minister to follow in predecessor's footsteps

2017-05-16 15:23

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has pledged her support for the 3.7 GW gas infrastructure development programme started by her predecessor.

Gazprom: Russia supplied about a third of EU gas

2016-12-27 12:56

Russia has supplied nearly a third of Europe's gas needs in 2016, a record amount despite tensions with the European Union.

Coega IDZ gas station gets the thumbs up

2016-10-23 06:11

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has applauded the announcement of Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) as one of the locations for a gas-to-power station and says this will create much-needed jobs in the region.

Gas users lose bid to review Sasol’s max price methods - Nersa

2016-10-19 06:37

A high court ruling in favour of Nersa means its maximum price methodology remains valid for Sasol’s maximum gas prices and trading margin, it has announced.

Fracking explorers punt R11bn boost to SA economy

2016-10-13 17:04

A gas exploration firm has released its KPMG-commissioned report that punts fracking as an economic boom for SA, explaining that it could add R11bn to its GDP.

Siemens discusses bid as SA gas-to-power moves forward

2016-10-10 06:51

Siemens says it’s weighing a bid for a R51.22bn investment project as South Africa’s programme to generate power from gas gains momentum.

There is room for nuclear

2016-10-09 06:29

A key official says 'facts' in government's policy make nuclear a part of the energy mix and puts gas usage into question.

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