Category archives for: Energy

Energy firm renews resolve to eliminate malaria


From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania to raise awareness and […]

Shell returns as Africa Utility Week sponsor


From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SHELL, the multinational oil and gas company, has been confirmed as a platinum sponsor for the African Utility Week set for Cape Town next month. Tendani Ndwamise, Lubes Direct Sector B2B Marketer at Shell South Africa, expressed delight at the company returning to the […]

Anglo American sheds Eskom thermal unit

CASH COW: Eskom is paying premium prices for good quality coal. 23/02/09. Pic. Marianne Schwankhart. © The Times. Comment - Coal's true price: How the real costs of mining pass on to the community [Page 12] Black gold ... more coal mines like this will be established worldwide to meet an insatiable demand for affordable energy, despite opposition from green activists. Business Day. 28/04/2010. Pg 15. FM Green Report 15/10/2010, pg 26. Bad energy. Coal power stations are high polluters.

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has announced the sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Limited. The deal is worth R2,3 billion (about US$164 million). The buyer is a company majority owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans […]

Investors to demand answers over Nigeria oil scandal


From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos , Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – In the wake of a major oil scandal by overseas companies operating in Nigeria, shareholders have been urged to demand steps taken by companies to address corruption. The call by Global Witness, the anticorruption body, comes ahead of a hearing against Shell and Eni […]

Anger over reports of Shell ‘Armageddon’ in Nigeria

AI accuses Shell of ignoring oil spill image DW

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN communities affected by pollution blamed on oil spills by global energy firm, Shell, are outraged at allegations the company concealed data on the level of pollution in Ogoniland. Kay Holtzmann, the German geologist hired by Shell, made the allegations. “We are getting more revelation […]

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