Load shedding looms again as Eskom scrambles for coal supplies

Stockpiles are low at seven power stations, says energy analyst Chris Yelland, and Eskom has confirmed coal is being diverted to six power stations with ...

Eskom’s R66.6bn recovery bid runs into flak

Management’s competence in deals questioned at Nersa hearings

Saudi Aramco signs deal with Indian refiners

Top executives of Aramco and India’s Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals signs a memorandum of understanding to take equal stakes

LNG from US shale boom needs new infrastructure — and fast

US liquefied natural gas output will increase 32% to the end of 2025, requiring $170bn spent on gas industry infrastructure to support the growth

China’s Ant hopes to boost fundraising target to $8bn

The Alibaba payments firm could be worth $150bn after its latest round of talks with investors, with Temasek likely to participate as lead investor in ...

Vivo Energy predicts IPO boost for expansion plans

The African service station chain will list on the local bourse and London Stock Exchange

Afrox wins exclusive R1bn deal to supply gases to public hospitals

The contract is effective immediately across all of SA’s nine provinces, and is exclusive for five years

Kusile becomes first power plant in Africa to implement flue-gas desulphurisation

Flue-gas desulphurisation is state-of-the-art technology used to remove oxides of sulphur from exhaust flue gases in power plants that burn coal or oil

JSE’s partnership with London bourse prompts Vivo to dual-list in SA

CEO Christian Chammas says the primary motive for listing the energy company on both exchanges is to improve its liquidity

Unions unconvinced by Eskom’s natural attrition plan

NUM and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA complain they are in the dark about the power utilty’s employment plans

Saudi Aramco takes next step in petrochemicals expansion at US top refinery

Aramco’s Motiva signs a memorandum of understanding of up to $10bn with Honeywell UOP and TechnipFMC

Eskom supports president’s green light for probe

The probe dovetails with the bid by the power utility’s new board and management to clean out corruption

WATCH: Much-delayed IPP agreements just the beginning, says Radebe

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe talks to Business Day TV about signing the agreements with independent power producers

Eskom makes a start on bloated head count

With annual staffing costs of $61,000 per employee, and productivity a fraction of its counterparts’, heads will have to roll if the debt-laden utility ...

Bahrain discovers its biggest oil field yet

The deposit off the island state’s west coast ‘is understood to dwarf Bahrain’s current reserves’

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