Air Liquide’s plan to buy into Sasol’s air separation units has got the thumbs up from South Africa’s Competition Tribunal – although with some provisos.
Sasol is seeking suppliers to provide it with renewable energy at its South African operations.
Increased funding from the EU and national governments have boosted the prospects for carbon capture technologies in Europe. Three projects in the Netherlands, Norway and UK could be operational by 2024.
Sasol has struck an exclusive negotiations agreement on the sale of its 16 air separation units to Air Liquide.
A host of firms including Ineos, Total and ExxonMobil are collaborating on plans for a carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) site at the Port of Antwerp.
Oil giant Total has joined forces with other large companies Air Liquide, Michelin, Sodexo and Total to assist refugees being resettled in France.
A new gas cylinder quad for the oil and gas market will be unveiled at Offshore Europe this week.