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Study initiated to assess conversion of Kelvin power station from coal to gas

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A $1.3-million feasibility study has been initiated into the prospect of converting the coal-fired Kelvin power station, east of Johannesburg, into a 450 MW to 600 MW gas-fired power station. The study will also assess the potential for developing the Kelvin site into a gas distribution hub for...

Inside Oil and Gas

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While Africa accounted for only nine percent of world oil output and less than six percent of gas production in 2016 - a relatively small proportion of global hydrocarbons production - international oil and gas companies are investing exuberantly on huge projects on the continent in anticipation of...

Africa's hidden oil hub near Cape Town booms after making millions for traders

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Africa's hidden oil hub near Cape Town booms after making millions for traders For oil traders, there’s no place quite like Saldanha Bay. When prices slumped in 2014, trading houses generated outsize profits by storing millions of barrels of crude in the deep-water harbour north of Cape Town...

Kaashifah Beukes – Acting CEO, Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ), South Africa

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Kaashifah Beukes, acting CEO of Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone Licencing Company SOC LTD (SBIDZ), shares the main achievements of the past five years, the value proposition SBIDZ can offer the global oil and gas industry and their ambition to build SBIDZ into a global center of excellence...