Tagged With South Africa
Qatar Petroleum plays the field
20 July 2021
While the focus is on domestic gas, the Qatari firm is hedging locally and internationally
South African refiners struggle to compete
14 July 2021
Most of the country’s ageing refinery capacity remains offline.
South Sudan struggles with refinery ambitions
6 July 2021
The country’s various refining projects appear to have stalled, with the exception of one South African-backed scheme
South Africa's gas-fired plans suffer blow
30 June 2021
Different segments of the South African state are in dispute over plans to employ more gas-fired generation capacity, in the form of powerships
Legislative delays plague South Africa’s upstream
12 May 2021
Sizeable offshore potential and growing gas demand may not be enough to offset the difficulties
Successful Luiperd hunt boosts South African gas hopes
2 February 2021
Second major discovery improves prospects for bringing gas to market but is no panacea
Impact eyes double farm-out after South Africa expansion
17 November 2020
London-based Impact Oil & Gas bets deepwater exploration has been substantially derisked by nearby mega gas finds
Hitting the gas in South Africa
13 August 2020
The expanding role of LNG and a new round of gas exploration appear set to alleviate the country’s energy supply problem
Is South Africa heading to a gas-powered future?
13 December 2019
The ambitious Integrated Resource Plan may struggle to convince investors and overcome vested interests. The reality could include a far greater dependence on gas than envisaged
South Africa eyes industrial boost through IRP
14 November 2019
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe outlines the benefits expected from the country’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019 beyond energy security
Priming the pump
4 November 2019
Targeted support from a multilateral institution can result in substantial commercial and developmental rewards, says Olivier Mussat of the World Bank Group’s IFC
Can Brulpadda find deliver on high hopes?
23 May 2019
Total has made what could be a major discovery in South Africa, but there is a long way to go before the commercial prospects become clear
South Africa's offshore sector finally makes some waves
11 February 2019
Total plans drilling campaign to establish scale of reserves
South Africa urgently seeking gas as energy transition stalls
18 October 2018
South Africa’s power sector plans envisage a big role for gas, but first the country needs to find the feedstock
Africa is back on the deep-water agenda
4 October 2018
Drillers are starting to renew interest in African projects deemed too costly and risky
South Africa imposes licensing restrictions
1 October 2018
Temporary restrictions on oil and gas licensing are causing confusion, but should help reform the licensing system in the long run
Mozambique weighs up next steps for gas projects
4 April 2018
The country's state-run firm ENH is optimistic about gas' future
South Africa's offshore open for business
6 December 2017
Eager to emulate its neighbours' success, the country is striving to reinvigorate interest in its deepwater potential
South Africa eyes Rovuma gas
19 October 2017
President Jacob Zuma wants to kick-start the country's economy using Mozambique's offshore gas reserves. But do the numbers add up?