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The Mozambique-South Africa Gas Dynamic


Since 2004, South Africa has been importing practically all of its natural gas via a transmission pipeline from Sasol’s Pande and Temane gas fields in Mozambique. “The situation, as it is today, is that most of our power generation comes …


Iran Sanctions: A Threat to Global Oil Price Stability


Donald Trump’s announcement that the US intends to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal has incited an atmosphere of uncertainty around the future of oil prices around the world. The announcement on the 8th of May declared the United States’ …


Africa: The Future of Gas?


“Africa is going to be an important part of the global gas industry of the future,” says David Carroll, president of the International Gas Union (IGU), the association which advocates for natural gas as an integral part of a sustainable …


Norway’s ‘Mr. Oil’ in as New BP Chairman


BP has announced that Helge Lund will succeed Carl-Henric Svanberg as the company’s new chairman at the beginning of 2019. The former Statoil and BG group chief executive is expected to join BP as a non-executive director in September of …


Mozambique’s Gas Dream in Danger


The discovery of 100 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in 2010 had the potential to precipitate a turnaround for the troubled east African country of Mozambique; which has enough reserves to become the world’s third-largest exporter of LNG. However, …


Bahrain Announces Huge Offshore Shale Oil Discovery


The small island kingdom of Bahrain has announced the discovery of a massive reserve of offshore oil. The discovery, announced by Bahrain’s National Oil and Gas Authority, marks the largest oil discovery in Bahrain since 1932. The offshore reserves of …


Statoil’s Transformation: Dark Horse Leading the Pack


The board of directors of Statoil, the world’s 11th largest oil and gas company and top offshore operator in the world, have revealed a proposal to change the iconic name of the company to Equinor, complete with a new, vibrant …


Russian Oil Companies In No Rush Over Sanctions


On March 15, the US decided to enact new sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and five groups, including Moscow’s intelligence services, for meddling in the 2016 US election and malicious cyber-attacks, including the 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies …


South Africa’s Maritime Excellence: Staying Ahead of the Game


As former Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters put it, South Africa is “a maritime nation”. With a strategic position along one of the world’s busiest sea routes, the Cape route connecting East and West, as well as a 3000-kilometer coastline, …


A New Dawn for South Africa


2018 is certainly shaping up to be a new era of transformation for South Africa. With new president Cyril Ramaphosa at the helm of the country spearheading a series of modest but welcome changes, observers are cautiously optimistic about the …


France’s Total Posts Record Results for 2017


Thanks to production growth, strategic acquisitions, and a capitalization on the cyclical low to launch upstream projects, Total reported USD 10.6 billion in adjusted net income in 2017 – a 28 percent increase on the previous year – and a …


The Comeback Is On!


With crude prices now having rallied back to above USD 60 a barrel and many of the oil supermajors posting annual profits double or more than that of the year before, some analysts are now beginning to wonder whether big …




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