Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
Oryx Energies is pleased to announce the inauguration of its state-of-the-art oil terminal at Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands. The 220,000 m3 storage facility is strategically placed on the main commercial route between Europe, West Africa and the Americas.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
South African energy minister Tina Joemat Pettersson told delegates at the first Argus Africa LPG conference in Cape Town this week that the South African LPG industry needs to promote itself as a source of "renewable energy".
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-07-31 23:00
VOG, the emerging Cameroon utility company, announces that drilling of a 678m single shot pilot borehole was completed under the Wouri River to Bonaberi in Douala, Cameroon on 31 July 2014. Once the borehole is reamed out and all pipework connected and tested, this extension will open a new market for Gaz du Cameroun (”GDC”), the wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Eleven Gas Supply Agreements (”GSAs”) have been signed to date with Bonaberi customers and others are under negotiation.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-07-17 12:13
Engen Botswana continues to testify to its unwavering dedication towards boosting subsistence farming across Botswana. The fuels and lubricants supplier, the only listed oil company in the country, launched the Farmer’s Dream Win-a-Tractor promotion in Gaborone.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2014-07-08 23:00
Victoria Oil and Gas Plc, the emerging African energy utility company, today announces an update on its Logbaba gas supply operations in the industrial port city of Douala, Cameroon, operated by wholly owned subsidiary, Gaz du Cameroun S.A ("GDC"). The announcement is the first update which includes supply to both thermal and gas fired electricity generation (“Genset”) customers.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-07-03 23:00
Engen Petroleum, a leading provider of industrial lubricants, is bringing high performance under extreme conditions to industrial gearboxes with the recent launch of Gengear XEP series.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Wed, 2014-07-02 23:00
Today, Sasol Limited (Sasol) announced a joint pre-feasibility study for a large-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, which will be based on gas from the Rovuma Basin in Northern Mozambique. The study, which is being conducted in conjunction with Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) and Italian multinational, Eni, will assess the viability and benefits of such a plant to the region.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2014-07-01 23:00
Today, Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded products in 16 African markets, and Bosch, the German leading engineering and automotive aftermarket supplier, announced a pan-African agreement to expand both companies’ footprint in providing services to their growing customer base.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-06-19 12:22
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on 13 June 2014 a loan of USD 300 million to Dangote Industries Limited for the construction and operation of a greenfield crude oil refinery and a greenfield fertilizer manufacturing plant.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2014-06-17 12:50
Globeleq, the leading independent power generation company in sub-Saharan Africa, has completed the acquisition of majority interest in more than 300 MW of generation capacity in Cameroon.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sat, 2014-06-14 13:45
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) announced today that it closed the previously disclosed sale of its entire equity interest in all three businesses in Cameroon to pan-emerging market investor Actis (www.act.is).
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2014-06-03 23:00
Victoria Oil & Gas Plc, the emerging African energy utility company, today announces that its operating subsidiary, Gaz du Cameroun S.A. ("GDC"), has connected 3 gas fired Gensets at 3 customer sites located in Douala, Cameroon: Camlait (dairy), Icrafon (plastic moldings) and SCTB (flour mill). The remaining 3 Gensets located at the Guinness Brewery are all installed and connected to the GDC gas supply network. The Gensets at the Guinness Brewery are expected to be brought online soon following a production tie-in period. The Company is also currently scheduled to connect a customer-owned Genset which has arrived in Douala at its site later this year.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2014-05-29 19:20
SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have completed construction and are fully operational and successfully helping to power the Eskom South African electric grid with renewable energy.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2014-05-27 16:53
Oryx Energies and its partners, the groups Alechou and Castel, inaugurated 36 new distribution centres in Benin on May 27, as part of an ongoing program to open a total of 86 centres in the country by the end of 2015.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sat, 2014-05-24 09:10
The government of Equatorial Guinea has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ivory Coast and Ghana under which they will begin discussions to create a regional gas company.