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New EDM head aims for 2030 date for universal power access

9 July 2020

New EDM head aims for 2030 date for universal power access

India’s state majors plan $47.6bn investment

9 July 2020

The Indian government has said the country’s state-run oil and gas companies have pledged to invest a combined INR3.57 trillion ($47.6bn) across 859 new and existing projects.

Nedbank, AfDB launch SA’s first green Tier 2 bond to leverage $232mn of investment

9 July 2020

The African Development Bank Group has invested ZAR2bn ($116mn) in pioneering Sustainable Development Goals-linked bonds (SDG bonds) issued by Nedbank South Africa.

Talks continue on GERD

9 July 2020

Talks have been held again this week between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the future of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

SA mines suffer from COVID-19

9 July 2020

A total of 18 mineworkers have so far died from COVID-19 in South Africa

Indonesia’s Aceh Province unveils oil, gas discoveries

9 July 2020

The Indonesian province of Aceh said last week that two joint studies had discovered oil and gas reserves at the offshore Singkil and Meulaboh blocks.

Viva seeks partners for Victorian LNG project

9 July 2020

Australian fuel distributor Viva Energy has begun seeking potential partners for its planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Victoria.

What next for US-Mexico energy relations?

9 July 2020

As a new free trade agreement takes effect in North America, some industry observers remain concerned about Mexico’s willingness to remove obstacles to US investors.

Sonangol makes advance payment to Melbana Energy for Cuban project

9 July 2020

Australia’s Melbana Energy is moving closer to finalising an agreement that will allow Sonangol, the national oil company (NOC) of Angola, to join an upstream project in Cuba.

Aruba seeking new operator for San Nicolas refinery

9 July 2020

The government of Aruba has confirmed that the search for a new operator for the San Nicolas refinery, a 235,000 barrel per day plant formerly owned by Valero, is underway.

Vestas wins 166-MW Polish wind turbine order

9 July 2020

Vestas wins 166-MW Polish wind turbine order

Germany to retire coal by 2038

9 July 2020

Germany has finally set a date of 2038 for phasing out coal generation

EIA forecasts a 29% fall in US coal production

9 July 2020

EIA forecasts a 29% fall in US coal production

India receives record-low solar tariff bids

9 July 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received a historic low tariff bid of INR2.36 ($0.03) per kWh from SolarPack

Japan confirms $14.4bn investment in Mozambique

9 July 2020

Japan has announced a $14.4bn investment drive by some of the country’s leading energy developers and financiers in Mozambique’s LNG potential

Indonesian miners to cut production

9 July 2020

Indonesia’s mining companies have agreed to cut coal production by 50mn in 2021 in a bid to prop up coal prices

India’s coal imports fall 30%

9 July 2020

India’s coal imports fell by 29.7% to 48.84mn tonnes in three months to June

Pemex reportedly looking to delay payments to contractors until 2021

9 July 2020

Mexico’s national oil company (NOC) Pemex is reportedly seeking to defer payments to some of its contractors.