Sasol has teamed up with the Mpumalanga government ahead of planned maintenance at its Secunda site.
Troops have begun arriving in Mozambique as agreed by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), as tensions continue emerging.
South Africa’s largest refinery is ready to reopen, the joint venture has said.
Transport links in South Africa are returning to normal, following last week’s outbreak of civil unrest, while manufacturing is resuming.
South Africa has enough petroleum products, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has reported.
New Age (African Global Energy) expects to bring on its Etinde gas project, in Cameroon, and Marine III, off Congo Brazzaville, in 2024.
Sapref has declared force majeure in response to unrest sweeping South Africa.
Karpowership SA is appealing against the decision by the South African government to reject its floating power plant plans.
Renergen’s P12 well has begun flowing gas, although at low levels, the company has reported.
Creation of a strong national oil company is essential to meeting South Africa’s energy needs, Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe has said.
Sasol and the Industrial Development Corp. (IDC) have signed up to work together on driving South Africa’s green hydrogen sector forward.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has signed deals with TotalEnergies on entering three more offshore exploration blocks in South Africa.
South Africa has rejected three applications from Karpowership on environmental grounds.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved plans to allow embedded generation projects with up to 100 MW of capacity.
South Africa is working to secure additional power generation in various ways – but speed is of the essence.
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.
Germany’s KfW Development Bank has set out plans to fund hydrogen projects in South Africa.
Stakeholder pressure on energy companies is having an impact on African projects, which is not necessarily straightforward divestment.
South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has raised the prospect of gas discoveries in the Karoo.
Saudi’s ACWA Power has begun construction of the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa.
Africa Energy is seeking a rig to drill the Gazania-1 well, offshore South Africa in the third quarter of the year.
The US administration has set out plans to cut financing for hydrocarbon developments, while African states are doing what they can to secure energy projects.
DNG Power has objected to its disqualification in South Africa’s emergency power tender, alleging wrongdoing by a number of parties.
Sasol shareholders should expect better times ahead, with the company forecasting an improvement in earnings per share of at least 20%.
Engen has set out plans to convert its Durban refinery to a storage terminal, with the processing facility no longer economic to run.