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Energy Fuels makes management changes 

By: Mariaan Webb     8th August 2022 To bolster its management team during its current growth phase and expansion into the rare-earth element (REE) industry, Energy Fuels has hired a new COO and CFO. The US-based company appointed John Uhrie as COO and Tom Brock as CFO with effect from August 2 and August 8, respectively. 

“Senegal faces key technology decisions in its search for the optimal gas-to-power strategy”

8th August 2022 By Joonatan Huhdanmäki, Senior Analyst, Energy, Wärtsilä On the back of its recent and substantial oil and gas discoveries, Senegal is now preparing to ensure that its vast natural gas resources will help meet future electricity demand and put an end to the excessive electricity prices... 

Sensible water management more evident at mines

By: Halima Frost     5th August 2022 Professional services provider WSP Earth and Environment in Africa, previously Golder Associates, water treatment lead Peter Wille says there has been a noticeable uptick in South African and African mines treating and reusing water, owing to global green initiatives and local pressure from... 

Yamkela Makupula

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th August 2022 This week we profile Yamkela Makupula, CEO of the South African Diamond Producers Organisation, a nonprofit industry body that represents alluvial diamond miners and marketers across the country 

Fairview gasfield expansion, Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     5th August 2022 Oil and gas major Santos plans to drill and connect more than 130 new production wells in the Fairview gasfield. 

Grid digitisation is key to seamless integration of renewable energy sources

2nd August 2022 By Taru Madangombe, Power & Grid Segment Leader: Middle East & Africa, Schneider Electric As global utilities try to fast track their journeys towards achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, more focus is needed to ensure that digital systems are in place that will enhance the incorporation... 

MEA Energy Transition Readiness Index highlights the region’s potential as an exporter of green hydrogen 

29th July 2022 By Siemens Energy and Roland Berger  Siemens Energy and global management consultancy Roland Berger launched on Thursday the Energy Transition Readiness Index for the Middle East and Africa region. Responses from around 400 energy industry experts, who attended the MEA Energy Week conference last... 

US coal giants see surging sales as global prices reach records

By: Bloomberg     29th July 2022 The biggest US coal miners are seeing soaring revenues as global demand for the dirtiest fossil fuel drives prices to record highs. Peabody Energy, the biggest US coal producer, saw second-quarter sales jump 83% to $1.32-billion, the most since 2018, the company said in a Thursday statement.... 

Confusing signals

By: Terence Creamer     29th July 2022 Given the high levels of mistrust and misinformation in energy markets currently it has become increasingly difficult to discern what is required to improve the situation in the short-term, while also ensuring that those immediate actions do not come back to haunt us in the future. Without doubt,... 

Just Share says analysis shows Absa intends to continue financing fossil fuel projects

By: Schalk Burger     26th July 2022 Shareholder activist organisation Just Share has analysed financial services firm Absa’s recently published Coal Financing Standard and Oil and Gas Financing Standard, as well as Absa’s 2022 disclosures partially aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial... 

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