Posts tagged as oil

Generator service company extends product offering

  Irish company Sentinel Fuel Products signed a master distribution contract with Sub Sahara Power Distributors (SSPD) in Johannesburg, recently. SSPD will distribute Oilguard9000 and provide front-line support for the product across southern Africa. The company, which has ten years of experience in the generator business, expects this product to strengthen its current product range […]

Analysis firm extends into Zimbabwe

  WearCheck recently acquired a well-established oil analysis laboratory in Harare, and will provide the Zimbabwean mining and industry operations with a local oil analysis services right on their doorstep. All of the acquired company’s staff have been retained and have undergone further training to keep them abreast of global condition monitoring trends. The company’s […]

One day seminar: Alternative insulating fluids for transformers

  Eskom will be hosting a one day seminar “Alternative insulating fluids for application in transformers” at the John Maree Auditorium at Eskom College in Midrand on 29 September 2016. The IDC will be in attendance as well as a number of Governmental departments. The objective is to introduce these fluids to the market in […]

The choice to change: a review of Africa’s oil and gas sector

  Chris Bredenhann, the Africa oil and gas advisory leader and a partner and director at PwC in Cape Town, addressed the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) recently, where he presented a summary of PwC’s latest report on current developments in the oil and gas industry in Africa. This is the executive summary of […]

An open letter to solar companies: beware alliance with the gas industry

  Oil and gas companies are professing that the natural gas and solar industries should be partners, working together supposedly to mutual benefit. It is a strategy that should be avoided by all solar companies able to do so, in other words, those which are not owned by oil and gas companies, as long as […]

Extending the life of gas engines for power generation

  The development of regional gas-fields will lead to natural gas becoming a more significant fuel source in South Africa. Natural gas, while not renewable, is an abundant, clean low-carbon fossil fuel that is projected to become a significant fossil energy medium in the next 50 years. Electricity-generating gas engines will become increasingly important as […]