Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:49

Oryx Energies acquires BP and Masana

Oryx Energies has completed the acquisition of BP and Masana Petroleum Solutions liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) businesses in South Africa, giving it a leading position in the South African LPG market and strengthening its status as a key LPG player across Southern Africa.

Monday, 12 August 2013 10:11

Breaking ground at Coega

A R300-million investment into the Coega Development Corporation’s Industrial Development Zone promises growth for the Eastern Cape gas industry.

The Cabinet recently lifted its moratorium on shale gas exploration in the Karoo. 25° in Africa gives an industry perspective on the current developments.

Although South Africa does not have significant proven gas reserves, the potential for indigenous natural gas reserves being found remains a possibility.

25° in Africa looks at the market forces that are set to drive South Africa’s petrochemicals, gas and oil sector in the third quarter of 2012.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 10:58

Riding your way to a greener future

Riding a bicycle to home and work might seem like a daunting task, but the main responsibility to lower the transportation carbon footprint lies on the shoulders of commuters. Explore the possibilities of riding your way to a greener future.

BASF strives to stay in its position as the world’s leading chemical company by revising its corporate strategy to make sure that they develop new innovative products and take a more sustainable business approach.
Namibia’s Kudu Gas Power Plant urgently needs an equity partner to overcome an electricity deficit which is set to widen to 300MW in 2015. The plant can be running by 2016 if Nampower succeeds in farming out 49% of the US$1,1-billion project.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:17

Energy excellence in welding

Showing excellent energy and monetary savings by the use of innovative welding techniques, Gas Management Solutions has been a regular award winner for the reduction of gas consumption in industry.

By using economisers that optimise the welding process, together with accurate flow meters for measurement together with smart leak detection methods, gas savings of up to 90% can be achieved.
The Competition Commission of South Africa granted the petroleum and refinery industry an exemption on 10 October, following an application by the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) in April 2010. The exemption enables participants in various stages of the supply chain to enter into the collaborative exchange of information necessary to ensure stability of supply and the efficient use of supply chain facilities.
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