Category archives for: Energy

Angola’s Corruption Crackdown: Can Reality Match Ambition?

London, United Kingdom, February 15, 2019/ — When Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço was elected President of Angola in 2017, he surprised many observers by going after family members and associates of his predecessor, José Eduardo dos Santos, as part of his pledge to eradicate corruption.

14 Great Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home Naturally

February 15, 2019//-Spiders are something most people are not crazy about, and they certainly do not want them in their home. This is especially true if you live in an area with more dangerous spiders, such as the black widow spider or brown recluse spider.

Tullow Oil Resumes Dividend Payment as Profit Grows

February 13, 2019//-Oil plc (Tullow), the independent oil and gas exploration and production group, on Wednesday announced that it would resume the payment of dividend to its shareholders after recording its first annual post-tax profit after five years.

Explainer: Why South Africa’s Energy Generator is in so Much Trouble

There’s no painless way for South Africans to deal with the power utility crisis. Shutterstock Rod Crompton, University of the Witwatersrand Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa’s many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It’s the single largest threat to South Africa’s economy, according to a former […]

Nigerian Widow Testifies Against Shell in The Hague

February 12, 2019//-The widow of a Nigerian activist suing oil giant Shell over the execution of her husband says his death left her “traumatised” and “poverty-stricken”.

Investors Are Turning to Renewable Energy Opportunities as Costs of Production Fall

February 12, 2019//-Investors are turning to renewable energy opportunities as the costs of producing wind and solar projects decline.

European Bank Supports Morocco’s Automotive Sector

February 11, 2019//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the automotive sector in Morocco through a €7.5 million loan to Tuyauto Gestamp Morocco, a greenfield joint venture producer of metal automotive parts 50 per cent owned by Gestamp Automocion (Spain) and 50 per cent by Tuyauto.

Special Report: 4 Geopolitical Trends To Watch In 2019

February 9, 2019//-China’s quest for global dominance, trade wars and the resultant weaponization of LNG, the first signs of instability in the Saudi Royal Kingdom and a global wave of populism—these are the four geopolitical time-bombs that investors absolutely cannot afford to ignore.

NGO Condemns Total’s Reckless Oil Exploration Off the Coast of SA  

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 8, 2019//-Greenpeace Africa, a leading environmental NGO, strongly condemned French giant oil group Total’s reckless oil exploration off the coast of South Africa.

Gas Discovery First Step Towards Exploiting SA’s Full Hydrocarbons Potential

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 7, 2019/ — Gas discovery in the offshore Outeniqua Basin speaks to South Africa’s hidden oil & gas potential; gives an opportunity for a meaningful dialogue on attractive legislation and local content development.

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