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PetroSA part of new energy plan

.....article dated 2 September 2020..... CEF to restructure both PetroSA and NECSA..... In what appears to be the first serious attempt to organise and restructure the struggling state entity Central Energy Fund (CEF) and rescue what will now be...

NECSA says nuclear will come to SA

......may 15 2020...... A damaged NECSA plans its energy future ..... The South African Nuclear Corporation (NECSA), with an employee role beyond its capacity as a result of waiting  for a R750bn nuclear programme which never arrived, might be...

Hopes pinned on PetroSA comeback

...... may 15 2020..... CEF outlines plan to save PetroSA ...... In a series of statements to Parliament’s Mining and Energy Portfolio Committee, acting CEO of Central Energy Fund (CEF), Lufuno Makhuba, surprised many with a promise of not only...

By-passing Parliament at one’s peril

....editorial,  30 May 2020 Regulations mania hits South Africa ..... Winston Churchill, perhaps the greatest political and parliamentary figure of the last century, said that if you make 10,000 regulations you destroy all respect for the law. ...

Competition Commission turns to LP gas market

Focus may be on LP gas allocations.... The Competition Commission has announced that it will conduct a market inquiry into the state of competition in the LP gas sector.    Public comment is invited from those in the liquified gas petroleum (LPG)...

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Gas Utilisation Master Plan gets things going

Gas a “game changer” in energy mix... With the publication for comment of the Gas Utilisation Master Plan (Gump) by the department of energy (DoE), South Africa came a step further towards the finalisation of its Integrated Energy Plan (IEP),...

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Mineral and Petroleum Resources Bill halted perhaps

Mineral and Petroleum Act extends State rights... New MPRDA starts with 20% free carry, maybe more.... The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, the legislation that will give the state a right to a 20% free carried interest...

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