SA’s SFF submits RFP for studies on South Sudanese refinery

Aug 6, 2019

Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF), a subsidiary of South Africa’s Central Energy Fund, submitted a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a service provider to conduct a pre-feasibility and feasibility study for an oil refinery project in South Sudan. South Sudan???s Minister of Petroleum, Awow Daniel Chuang, highlighted the need to develop the country refining sector in…

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Angola’s Nemba crude hits record high on demand for gasoil in Mediterranean and NWE

Aug 6, 2019

Angola’s gasoil- and naphtha-rich Nemba crude, supported by 0.1% gasoil demand in both Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean, has hit its highest value since S&P Global Platts began assessing the grade in July 2009. That was despite ongoing lackluster demand for naphtha from the petrochemical sector, sources said. Nemba was assessed at a $1.60/b premium…

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Mascara Renewable Water raises €2.2m for small desalination units

Aug 6, 2019

The company MASCARA NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES, marketing its products under the brand name Mascara Renewable Water, was created in 2014 by Marc VERGNET, business leader having created in the past the group VERGNET, manufacturer of wind turbines, as well as VERGNET HYDRO, manufacturer of village hydraulic pumps, distributed today worldwide and Maxime HAUDEBOURG, manager of companies…

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Kita solar power plant to be commissioned by Akuo in Q4 2019

Aug 5, 2019

The Minister of Energy and Water, Sambou Wagué, visited Monday in Kita, the sites of the photovoltaic solar power plant of 50 MW whose construction work is entrusted to the company Akuo Kita Solar. The managers of the company assured the Head of the Department of Energy and Water of the commissioning of the plant…

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Ghana’s LPG price increases marginally

Aug 5, 2019

Consumers of LPG in the Republic of Ghana are expected to pay for 8 Ghana pesewas more per kilogram of LPG in order to enjoy the commodity. Thus, consumers who used 14.5kg will be paying almost GHS 1.20p extra on the current price. Ghana’s Minister for Finance Ken Ofori-Atta announced the 8 pesewas increment when…

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August fuel prices remain unchanged in Namibia

Aug 5, 2019

The Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon Tom Alweendo announced that fuel prices will remain unchanged at N$13.05 per litre for 95 Octane Unleaded Petrol and N$13.63 per litre for 50 ppm diesel throughout August 2019. Alweendo noted that the Namibia Dollar appreciated slightly against the US Dollar and despite an increase in price per…

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Senegal utilizes gas-to-power agenda for universal electricity access

Aug 5, 2019

As gas-to-power is a major pillar of Senegal’s strategy to provide universal power access and increase economic competitiveness, the country aims to obtain sufficient energy sources while reducing the electricity shortage among its people. Africa is leading the liquefied natural gas (LNG) global race as it will receive one-third of total global greenfield investments for…

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Liberia’s national oil firm signs data deal ahead of licensing round

Aug 5, 2019

The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) has signed a four year multi-year oil well Data management agreement with Core Laboratories Sales BV, an Oil Industry Service Giant. The agreement is the first major initiative by a major sector player in three (3) years and it will see the management value addition and re-organization of…

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South Africa’s petrol price to rise by 11 cents

Aug 5, 2019

Cash strapped consumers will have to fork out more at the pumps as the petrol price is set to increase by 11 cents on Wednesday. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy announced that a litre of 93 and 95 (ULP and LRP) will rise by 11 cents. The price of diesel (0.05% Sulphur) will…

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Mainstream erects first turbine for 158MW wind farm in Senegal

Aug 5, 2019

The flat semi-arid Sahel plain of Senegal has a new feature – the first of 46 towering turbines in what is set to be West Africa’s largest wind farm. The construction work marks a significant milestone for the Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm, which is being developed by our Africa Joint Venture, Lekela. Located 90km northeast…

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