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South Africa to Announce Bid Winners for REIPP program by the End of Next Month

H.E. Gwede Mantashe, South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, said last week that the Ministry will announce the preferred bidders for the acquisition of 2,600MW under the Renewable...
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Sasol and CEF Sign MoU for Natural gas Development in South Africa

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) and Sasol, an integrated energy and chemical company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate natural gas development in South Africa. The agreement...
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South Africa Considers the Possibility of Carbon Capture Technology for Greener Energy

Eskom, the state-owned energy utility in South Africa, is exploring using carbon capture technology at a number of its coal-fired power facilities, pending financial sustainability. With the government pursuing cleaner...
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South Africa Increases Fuel Prices for August

The South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, announces adjustment of fuel prices based on current local and international factors with effect from the 4th of August...
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DMRE South Africa Announces Reduction of Petrol Price for May

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa, has announced that the price of petrol will reduce by nine (9) cents a litre in May. The reason for this...
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UK-based Matrix Petroleum Targets the Namibian Petroleum Sector

Matrix Petroleum, which is currently operating in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, is hoping to break into the Namibian market in a year or two, as part of its African...
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Panoro Energy Completes Farm-in to Block 2B Offshore South Africa

After receiving the necessary government approval, Panoro Energy has announced that it has closed the previously announced farm-out agreement (FOA) on Block 2B offshore South Africa. Last year, the company...
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Total Postpones South African Drilling; Nigerian NETCO to Expand to Equatorial Guinea

SOUTH AFRICA According to Reuters, French oil and gas group, Total, through the consultant conducting the environmental and social assessment in Block 11B/12B, SLR Consulting, has written to postpone its...
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Botswana, South Africa Increases Prices of Petroleum Products

Botswana According to a press release from Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA), retail prices of unleaded petrol 93 and 95 has increased by 58 thebe per litre and 57 thebe...
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ExxonMobil and Royal Vopak Sign MoU for Feasibility of South Africa’s LNG

Affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) and Royal Vopak (Vopak) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work on a feasibility study to assess the commercial, technical and regulatory...
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