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State power utility demonstrates that it is up to Y2K challenge

By: System Author     19th November 1999 As the new millennium looms ever nearer, State power utility Eskom has announced that it has completed the necessary testing to ensure its Y2K compliance. 

Which Air is destined to inherit the Ox?

By: System Author     12th November 1999 There is still no clarity as to which of the two Airs – Air Liquide or Air Products – is the heir to Afrox and Africa’s industrial gases market. 

Oil-storage installation in big upgrade drive

By: System Author     12th November 1999 Environmental Protection 

SA solvents giant turns eyes offshore

By: System Author     12th November 1999 Following the opening of Sasol Solvents’ new 140 000 t/y methanol plant at Sasolburg, the division is considering expansion overseas. 

Gas company responds to challenge of Skills Act

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Industrial gas company Air Liquide is working towards accreditation for its training centre. 

Gasfields development, Western Cape

By: System Author     5th November 1999 The Central Energy Fund has secured US$333-million in international loans to develop the Mossgas EM gasfield 

Big power deal on the boil for renamed giant

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Steinm 

Venting gas over the Kyoto Protocol

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Electrically Speaking 

Mozambique energy project advances

By: System Author     29th October 1999 The proposed US$1-billion 1 000 MW power-station and US$240-million coal-mine at Moatize in Mozambique are set to move into the bankable feasibility study phase as soon as finance is secured. 

R750m oil refinery expansion is on track

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Times are still uphill in the downstream sector

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Soekor gets go-ahead to develop oilfield

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

NDT service for oil firm

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Product demand surges

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

R20-billion in indirect taxes from oil sector

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Oil, gas exploration agreement is signed

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Rosier outlook for worldwide oil sector

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Pump standards set for petroleum sector

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Dry-ice blasting for cleaning oil refineries

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Three-year contract clinched by valve supplier

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Oil Refineries 

Oil discovery, Equatorial Guinea

By: System Author     15th October 1999 A significant oil discovery offshore of Equatorial Guinea. 

Rubbish-to-fuel could save 200m litres a year

By: System Author     1st October 1999 Converting landfill gas to methane gas which can be used as vehicle fuel could save South Africa 200-million litres of petrol a year. 

Kudu contract awards expected in Dec

By: System Author     24th September 1999 Cape Town local authorities, together with Shell, plan to award contracts in December for four detailed studies into the viability of a gas-fired power station linked through a pipeline to the Kudu gasfields off the Namibian coast. 

SA firm in Australian gas-to-liquids plan

By: System Author     24th September 1999 South African petrochemicals giant Sasol is not the only local firm eyeing gas-to-liquids opportunities around the world. 

Full-on benefits of non-contacting design

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Seals, Gaskets & Sealing Mechanisms 

R2,5m gas converter built

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Stainless Steel 

Promise of battery factory for South Africa

By: System Author     10th September 1999 The introduction of rechargeable alkaline manganese batteries into the South African market will not only give sustainable renewable energy to the population but also energise the local economy to the tune of US$25-million within three years. 

SA synfuel protection review hots up

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Editorial 

Petrochemical billions are on the horizon

By: System Author     10th September 1999 South Africa’s petrochemicals colossus, Sasol, will spend between R20-billion and R30-billion over the next five years on capital projects and investments. 

SA’s world leader exports to the Far East

By: System Author     20th August 1999 The world’s largest producer of electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD), South African company Delta Electrical, is poised to take advantage of its long-term expansion potential to enter the lucrative Far East market. 

South African petrochemicals giant enters oil exploration

By: System Author     20th August 1999 South African petrochemicals giant Sasol, most famous for its oil-from-coal technology, believes that it has substantial growth opportunities from oil exploration. 

Non-payment worsens as fee income dwindles

By: System Author     13th August 1999 Consulting Engineers 

DME set to power-up non-grid image in SA

By: System Author     6th August 1999 Non-grid electrification should be seen as being equal to that of grid electrification 

Torque limiters from the UK put on brakes

By: System Author     30th July 1999 Torque limiters perform an invaluable service by protecting machinery in the event of overload, and preventing machinery from being damaged. One application is in paper-manufacturing plants, where pulp stock is carried through pipes to various machines in the paper factory. Once a stock thickener... 

Decision soon on big oil refinery expansion

By: System Author     30th July 1999 A BOARD decision is expected soon on an expansion project at Natref in Sasolburg, Free State, to the value of around R750-million. The Natref 2000 upgrade would see capacity expansion of 20% on the full spectrum of products to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products. This translates... 

Record-breaking drilling in England

By: System Author     30th July 1999 WORLD records are being established with every turn of the drill-bit at Wytch Farm oilfield in southern England, reports oil giant BP Amoco. Although Wytch Farm is listed as an onshore field, much of its oil extends out under the waters of Poole Bay on the south coast of England, in what is known... 

Combating expensive leakage problem

By: System Author     23rd July 1999 In industry, compressed-air generation can account for as much as 10% of all energy costs, of which as much as 30% of the air is wasted through system inefficiencies. An averaged-sized plant with a capacity of about 1 000 1/s can lose as much as R200 000 a year. Leakage is the single largest... 

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