Category archives for: Oil & Gas

ENERGY: “Clean coal” set to be catch-cry of 2018

US President Donald Trump on 'clean coal' campaign

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A year ago, Donald Trump’s plan to revive coal was seen as a joke. Now, with ever more countries on board, it’s a global reality that could bring electricity to millions. With less than two weeks until the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, a […]

BLSA rejects Brown’s ‘state captured’ Eskom board

State Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUSINESS Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has called for a “review” of Lynne Brown’s position as Minister of Public Enterprises following the contentious retention of some executives at Eskom. The organisation expressed “great shock and utter dismay” at Brown’s appointment of Matshela Koko to the position of Head: Power […]

Nigeria jails foreign nationals for oil theft

Oil theft in Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by 14 foreign nationals contesting their conviction for oil theft. Officers from the Nigerian Navy arrested the convicts from Japan, Philippines, Russia and Ukraine and intercepted their vessel, loaded with crude oil estimated at 1 […]

Mozambique sustains position as global gas powerhouse

Mozambique's oil and gas

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – MOZAMBIQUE has made a giant leap to becoming a major source of natural gas to customers around the world. This follows Wednesday’s completion of a transaction by ExxonMobil Development Africa to acquire a 25 percent indirect interest in Mozambique’s gas-rich Area 4 block from Italy’s […]

Cloud of despair hovers over Paris climate meeting

US President Donald Trump

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja and SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AS world leaders gather again in Paris on Tuesday (12th December) to mark the anniversary of a climate deal signed in the city two years ago, there is little sign of the $100 billion pledged to help developing countries meet their […]

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